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Malfunction indicator light has come on. 2003. No I don't

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Malfunction indicator light has come on
JA: Do you have the trouble code? Do you have a code reader or scan tool?
Customer: No
JA: Not a problem. You can work with the Nissan Mechanic to figure that out. What is the model/year of your Nissan?
Customer: 2003
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No I don't know anything about cars! Lol so not tried anything just looked up what light meant
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No

Hi. Welcome to chat! My name is ***** ***** I am currently a factory dealer auto mechanic. I will attempt to assist you with your concern today.

Are you talking about the check engine or service engine soon light is on?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
The light on the dash that means malfunction indicator light....
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Come on today and is staying on

Ok thanks. There are many things that cause that light to turn on. It generally means there is an emissions related concern that the computer has detected. What you need to do is to have the engine computer scanned for fault codes that will be stored. You can do this by purchasing your scan tool, or most auto part stores will scan the computer for free for you and give you the code. That is where you need to start to get an idea of what could be wrong.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Is it ok to drive until I can get it scanned??

Does it seem to be driving ok with no symptoms?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
no probs

Then yes. It would be ok to drive it until you can have the code checked.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Ok thank you

Your welcome. Rate this chat session with the stars above and bookmark this page so you can come back if you need to after you get the code and we can continue if needed. Thanks.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Ok thanks will do

Have a good day.