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Any light that illuminates when a problem is sensed by a vehicle onboard system.

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Mustang 95 hand brake and abs problem lights on

(Sorry for my lack of mechanical English experience) I just bought a 95 Mustang. When I made my first test drive all was well, except a problem with my disc brake (they aren't even) but this doesn't ...
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Intermittent battery light after new battery and alternator

I had a small fuel leak on my 2009 Ford Galaxy which got into my alternator and killed it. It then drained the battery. I got the leak fixed, got a new battery fitted and a new alternator fitted (...
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battery light will not go out

I drive a 1983 Volvo 245 diesel. The alternator and battery are both less than 4 years old. A year ago, the battery light would not go out after starting. The alt is charging fine. A diode check was ...
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Hyundai Tucson has trouble shifting when ESC and DBC lights come on

I own a 2011 Hyundai Tucson Limited. Sometimes, seemingly randomly, the Electronic Stability Control light will turn yellow, and the Downhill Brake Control light will turn red. This sometimes ...
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Engine Light on 2008 Kia Rondo

I have a 2008 Kia rondo 2.7 V6. My check engine light came on for spark plugs. I went ahead and changed all 6 and it still came back for a misfire in cylinder 1 and said it was still the spark plug. I ...
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Check emission system displayed on dashboard display

For the last week it has been extremely cold where I live (varies between -27 to -33 degrees Celcius). Is it possible for a fuel cap check valve to freeze open? Last night leaving work the display ...
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Why does my Honda Civic 2016 turbo keep failing

3 mechanic said its the turbo. I have now replaced it 4x and only get 6 months at most before the tin can dragging sound comes back when i press gas then i lose power where the car will buck and not ...
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OBDII Scanner showing code after the light is gone

My check engine light turned on. I used my OBDII scanner and got back the codes P0441 and P0455, which is sometimes caused by a loose gas cap. I checked my gas cap and it was indeed loose. I tightened ...
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Heavy car wobble & engine light popped on today..?

I have a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze LT that wobbles pretty good at around 5mph to 35 mph. The wobble is pretty heavy and is throughout the whole car. It feels like it is coming more from the front. I ...
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Light bulb dash light in VW Golf 2005

I have had the bulb indicator light on for a while now but I cannot diagnose it. I am interested to know what the light in the picture is (the rear passenger side light on the inside/boot door)? I ...
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After querying RPM and fuel, OBDII is lighting all my dashboard lights

I'm using OBDII and after querying the rpm and the fuel, all the light in my dash board is lighting. How do I need to query the car? Why might this have happened?
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Reset inspection light on Seat Ibiza ST 2013

Just bought a Seat Ibiza ST (2013) and noticed that the 'spanner' icon is display on the dash which normally indicates a service interval (seen here: https://seventrumpet.com/how-to-reset-service-oil-...
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Ideas on how to strobe existing signal lights

I am looking to create a hazard strobe light effect, similar to that on construction vehicles, by using the cars existing reverse and turn signal lights. I would to do this using Arduino. I am not ...
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instrument cluster warning lights

my car...UK FORD FUSION 1.6 AUTO.2006. ABS, BRAKE SYSTEM, ENGINE MANAGEMENT warning lights are on, the speedometer is not working and the oddometer is showing dashes. Initial checks I have made, ...
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"Check Gas Cap" warning - 2006 pontiac pursuit

A few weeks ago I got a "Check Gas Cap" warning on the display of my pursuit. This was later accompanied by a check engine light. I then swapped my gas cap for an aftermarket one - the ...
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First Oil Change - I messed up!

Okay, so I did my first ever oil change on my own this week and had a scary experience. I drained and then added the oil as I should and when I checked it after bringing the engine in operating temp, ...
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Codes reappear after replacing ABS unit

2001 toyota 4runner V6 3.4l 2wd SR5 ABS, brake & check eng warning lights are still on after replacing the ABS unit. What do I check next?
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If repairs are made to fix Nissan DTC codes, will they still appear in the computer?

I have some codes on my 2019 Nissan Altima indicating a problem with the forward sensor. I was told it was fixed but the codes are still there. How can I tell if this problem existed before I bought ...
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all dash warning lights came on, barely driving

My vehicle is a 2009 Chevy Equinox. My engine was knocking a couple weeks back and flashed on every warning light i had. Doors stared locking and unlocking on their own and the shifter button was ...
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2011 Ford Mustang Gt "Check Charging System" light after changing alternator

My mustang started showing a code for "camshaft position sensor" so I replaced it. 1 day later, it came back on, same sensor so I started doing research. Everything I read said it was probably the ...
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ABS warning light has no issues, but ABS is not functioning

I have a 2013 Hyundai Sonata. I had a hard brake on the freeway the other day where the wheels locked up and I ended up skidding a bit. My ABS light was not on, and still isn't, but it's clear that ...
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