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Service engine soon light comes on i just put new spark plugs on the car shakes some when it idles my pcv valve wasnt on tight you could pull it right out so i sealed it down with some sealent and i need a new check valve could it just be those two things

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Well, I don't think that a pcv valve alone would cause this problem, but you can try to get it back to the way it should.

4 cylinder cars are known to shake from GM and even Ford.

But, if the Service Engine Soon light comes on, have Autozone or Advance or another firm scan the codes that are in the computer's memory.

Often, this can easily lead to a known solution.

Good luck.

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