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The most common issue with these engines is bad plugs and wires. However, you should start by finding out what fault code has been set.
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Whenever the check engine light turns on, the computer stores a fault code. If will begin with a "P" and then a 4 digit number. You might be able to get the code by sitting inside with the door closed and then turn the key ON OFF ON OFF ON.....leaving it on. Watch the mileage display and see if it changes to show a code number.
If this does not work, then many parts stores will read the code for you for free by connecting a hand held code reader to the vehicle. Once we know the code, it will help to pinpoint where the problem is.
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Ok, good. That code indicates a problem with the camshaft position sensor. This sensor is located on the driver's side end of the cylinder head. It is a pretty safe bet to simply replace this sensor. It's held in place with 4 10mm bolts.
Disconnecting the battery will turn the light off after the sensor is replaced.
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