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Orange engine light stays in car toyota corolla ae101r 1998 what does it mean

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Hi,

When the check engine light comes on this can be caused by a number of things.

Your car has an onboard chip (ECU) that records the fault codes generated by various sensors on the engine. When a fault is detected by one of these sensors it sets off the check engine light.

The only way to determine the cause of this light is to have the cars ECU (engine control unit) scanned with diagnostic software.

Luckily Autozone will do this for free. The error codes stored in the ECU will be picked up by the scan and will indicate where the fault lies and point towards the cause of the orange light.

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Posted on Aug 30, 2010

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