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The engine check light comes on and has been doing so past 2

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the engine check light comes on and has been doing so for the past 2 months
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: stays on
JA: What is the model/year of your Mitsubishi?
Customer: 2006 outlander mivec
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: will take into mechanic but want to know if there is any good reason as I've serviced it regularly
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: i'm also using e-10 fuel
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  Ron replied 2 months ago.

Hello and thank you for your question,

The check engine light comes on when the computer sees a system fault and when this happens the computer will detect it and set and store a fault code and or codes. In order to know what is failing you are going to need to start with having the computer system scanned and the fault code and or codes retrieved. Most auto parts stores such as Auto Zone will run this scan for you at no charge. If you can get the scan done and post back with them I can direct you is the correct repair.

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