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1998 Hyundai accent. engine light came on drove about 30

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Customer: 1998 Hyundai accent. engine light came on drove about 30 minutes. parked car for about an hour it and was on again. Drove over a bump and it went out. What to do?
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: That's all there is. Car runs fine for a Hyundai. Always had poor acceleration, car is has never had any jam. Windows fog up in winter.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Hyundai
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I'm Brandon - Hyundai tech.

The check engine light came on because one of the sensor has a problem or has capture an issue with the emission.

First you need to hook up an OBD2 scanner into the vehicle's ecu.

The obd2 scanner typically cost about $50 and it will give you a trouble code starts with a P prefix.

It will give you an idea what is wrong with the car.

It could be a misfire or a simple connector is loose.

The scanner can be purchased at autozone or

Let me know if you have further question. Please rate me positive for the prompt service, thank you!

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
thanks but this is not worth the price. doesn't tell me much. not happy with results or price.
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.

Are you by your car?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no i'm done thanks
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.

I was trying to help you diagnose the problem.

Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.

If you are not happy with my service, please do not rate me. Thanks.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
same information is online for free
Expert:  peterpete190 replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist with this today.In some cases I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.

Do you still need help with this here?

Let me know so we can continue,thanks Pete.