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2001 monte carlo: Service Soon Light to come on and How do I reset It.

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What causes the Service Soon Light to come on and How do I reset It.
I have a 2001 MonteCarlo
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The check engine light comes on when the PCM (computer) sees a system fault and a code and or codes is stored in memory. To know what has failed, you need to have the system scanned and the code and or codes retrived. Most part stores will do this scan a no charge. To clear the light and the code , remove the positive battery cable for 10 minutes. If the light returns, you have a fault and it will need to be adressed.

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