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What does the trouble light on dash, shaped like a motor mean?

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What does the trouble light on dash, shaped like a motor mean?
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Customer: Engine occassionally surges and runs rough for a second or two... engine light then iillumknate... what is my problem?
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Edward replied 5 months ago.
Hello Wendell, that light is your check engine light. You have a code stored that likely has something to do with your running problem. It could be a sensor, or vacuum leak, or an engine actuator. Can you stop by a local auto parts store and get the codes scanned and write them down? If you can reply and list codes here, I can help much more knowing what codes are stored.

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