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The check engine soon light came on at the 146.000.00 mark what do that mean.

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Id go to a auto parts store most will put a code reader & connect to your truck & pull a code for free. & tell you whats up ..for us it was a o2 sensor.. which we replaced..

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When the check engine soon comes on it doesn't point to a specific problem ,it telling you that there is an issue with something that is effecting the overall performance of your truck,without you even noticing any difference in performance. best thing to do is to have a diognostic check done on your truck and that will produce a specific code that will point to the problem an take the guess work out of it .you can even buy a code scanner and do it yourself sometime its a pretty easy fix.

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What does the service engine light mean on a 2015 Ford Edge


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My check engine light is on for my 2005 mini cooper s...what could b the problem? oil change 3400km just the other day the yellow light with the triangle that has an exclamation mark in the middle and a...


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Check engine soon...what does that mean???


check engine soon?

I have an amber Service Engine Soon light on my car that indicates that there is a problem with the engine that should be looked at soon.

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Some cars have an 'idiot' light that comes on at certain service intervals usually controlled by the odometer.

This can be reset by the scanner.

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