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Check engine light and vsc light reappeared after paying a local service station 90.00 to fix problem 2 days later. He recommended if reappeared to have to ''smoke the engine'' Concerned he knows what to do? PLEASE ADVISE . THANK YOU.

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This not a major problem, we try to resolve, 1st to do look for fuse box in your car uder hood, then remove EFI fuse few seconds (15), connect the fuse , now start the engine and test, maybe you paid 90,00 for this proccedure. if light come again, go to a good workshop and make to check air and gas filter, oxygen sensors, good luck

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