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I went to advance auto store becaude my check engine light came on.This code register on the computer. What should i do?

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Just letting you know...you did not provide the code.If your car is running fine/normal,there isn't much WORTH doing.Just make sure all of your fluids are good.Oil,transmission,power steer,brake,antifreeze,anything else I didn't mention.Whoever invented the idea for that particular light should be tortured slowly,because that's what it does to EVERYONE.I have seen people spend thousands and that little light is still glaring at them.Anyhow,if you want to attempt to repair for the code it gave,it's up to you but I would not go spending more than $100,fixed or not if it stays on.I looked back and forgot to mention that there are so many things that can cause that light to come on and as previously mentioned,99% of the time is something very minor which doesn't affect performance usually.If it does,that's when to pursue it aggressively.Would you mind at least posting back what code you received?There are a few free sites with generic basics.Here is a link to one of them if you want to at least take a look.Good luck! greg

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