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My engine light was flashing and is now just on. The car hadn't been driven in over 7 weeks - what is this? Do I need to get it urgently checked?

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Depends on what light, but usually not urgent, but don't go long. If you have time stop by your local Autozone, Adavance, etc.. parts store and have them do a FREE fault check. They come out to your car, plug in a scanner and read the codes, then they can print the faults out for you and reset your light

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Hi

The gap of 7 weeks is the cause no doubt, try disconnecting the car battery for a few hours to let the cars computer reset it's self. when you reconnect attach the red first then the black. this normally does the trick. sometimes 10 minutes is enough but your best leaving a long a gap as possible.
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Dan

Posted on Jan 02, 2011

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