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Electrical Fault??? A little orange light has come on, on my cars display pannel, it looks like the engin with a lightning bolt through it.... i dont have manual, so what does this light mean?? Is there an electrical fault?? We did check the alternator and it doesnt seem to be that... can someone help me??

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It is called a CEL Check Engine light can mean almost anything from Gas cap not tight to a major engin fault Go to you local Autozone or the like most will give you the codes for free. than you can check it out

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