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My check engine light came on today but I live in bush alaska... not a lot of options for getting it checked... all the liquid levels are fine, wondering if I need to change the oil filter more frequently in the cold cold weather we live in though.

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A check engine light is going to be a problem the computer detects. The reason they have check engine lights is because without them you could spend days trying to figure out the problem. You can buy a cheap code reader online that will do the job. Most of the time it is a sensor or misfire code.

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