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1999 Ford Escort

What does the "Check Engine Soon" light mean? I am out of town and my wife's car suddenly displayed that light today.

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It comes on for many reasons. Maybe a sensor or an electrical component failed. However there is nothing to be alarmed about. If it was something major, The car wouldn't start. When you get home I would suggest using an OBD2 code scanner. I don't know if you have an AutoZone near you, but they have a free tool loan program. All you have to do is leave a deposit and they will refund it when the tool is returned. Eric

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