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Check engine light just came on, brake light started

Customer Question

check engine light just came on, brake light started flashing and the cruse icon started flashin
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: the check engine light is steady
JA: What is the model/year of your Subaru?
Customer: 2013 outback
JA: Are you fixing your Outback yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: so far drove it home, didn't hear any weird noises shut it off started it again and the check engine light came on, brake light flashed along with the cruse icon, then I shut it off and started to google
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: it has 170,000miles
Submitted: 25 days ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  david craig replied 25 days ago.

Hi Im David, is the abs light on also?

Expert:  david craig replied 25 days ago.

take the vehicle to autozone and have them scan the computer for fault codes. its free. write them down and then let me know.

Expert:  david craig replied 25 days ago.

its a long shot but take the gas cap off and tighten it back down good. take it for a ride over the next couple of days and it may clear all the lights. sounds crazy, but theres some sort of software glitch in the computer.

Expert:  david craig replied 24 days ago.

checking in to see how its going

Expert:  mike switzer replied 21 days ago.

do you still need help?

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