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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: UK Car
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Experience:  ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 15 years dealership experience
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Engine management light on permanment, engine shaped light

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engine management light on permanment
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: engine shaped light on right of dash
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: peugeot 1.6hdi partneron 55 plate
JA: What year is your Peugeot?
Customer: reg no ck55uzr
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes if possible nothing so far
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 9 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If the engine light is on it's because the engine controller has seen a failure somewhere in a monitored component or system and set a fault code. There are dozens of possible causes for the engine light, a failure of any component in the powertrain can cause the light to come on.

The first step in diagnosing the problem will be to use a scan tool or code reader to see what fault codes have set and then testing can be done from there based on what codes are found.