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I haven't drive my RAV4 for a few weeks, I turn it on - VSC light comes on and Check Engine light comes on (both). What is the most likely problem?

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?

Stays on

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your RAV4?

2006

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your RAV4 yourself? What have you tried so far?

No! I just make a make sure it is safe to drive for few miles to dealer to take a look

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I don't know, it's been fine so far..

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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 8 months ago
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Thanks for posting

If the car is running ok and shifting ok then it's most likely an emission control system fault. The check engine light turning on also causes the vsc/trac lights to turn on and the cruise control probably won't work either, these systems are disabled as long as the check engine light is on. what you can do yourself now is to make sure the fuel cap is not missing and on tight, look under the hood for any air or vacuum hoses that may be disconnected, the next step would be have it scanned to get the codes from the computer, most autoparts stores like Autozone , O Reilly, advance auto do this at no charge, if you decide to have the codes retrieved please let me know what they are and I can offer some more tailed help and diagnosis.

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