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My son purchased today a 2000 Mecury Sable with the Vulcan engine and right at 60000 miles on the speedometer. It is in beautiful shape. The engine light came on right after a 100 mile drive home. What could it be?

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    wont crank at all. 60000 miles

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The engine light came ON.Whenever the check engine light comes on then that is the indication of error codes stored in cars computer.In this case the car needs to be scanned at car diagnosis center to retrieve the codes.Once the error codes are received the exact faulty part can be replaced as per the codes./You can get the car scanned at your local car garage,if they do the diagnostic check for the care.But if there is no place near by your area to do the diagnostic check,then at www.autozone.con service center its absolutely free to get car scanned.And also at autozone they deal will car parts so you can get the parts replaced from autozone if required. ------------------ The check engine light ON means it can be any thing faulty /loose which is not getting detected by the cars computer.Every electrically controlled part in your car is controlled/detected by the computer.So if any of the part connection gets loose or that part itself gets faulty/short then computer will not see/detect that part and so this check engine light comes ON. ------------ This will help.Thanks.

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