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Check engine light came on while driving

Hi. While driving my 1997 Subaru Outback wagon (112K miles) recently the "check engine" light came on, illuminated in yellow letters. It stayed on until I refueled the car when it went off. I thought it must have been the gas cap not being on tight. But the light came back on again today. Gas cap looks secure. Before I take it somewhere to be checked out, any ideas as to what could be causing it? The car has had all of it's scheduled services since new. Thanks.

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I just bought a 1999 Outback with the same problem, the previous owner says replace the PCV valve

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