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My check engine light came on. it will blink then come off and then it would come on for maybe 5 minutes and come off. there was one time i went to 75 and it came on. should i be worried?

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Go to Autozone or Oreillys for a free scan. The problem codes will repeat unless fixed. Once you have it scanned you will know more.

Sometimes when you delay fixing it you will get additional readings. These can be true or false depending on the first fault.
For instance, if a plug is not firing the system will identify the cylinder. Wait too long and you will get an additional "rich bank 1 or 2" and then problems with O2 sensors and Catalytic Converter errors.

Sometimes the additional errors will correct, but some will require new parts to fix because you waited too long.

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