Sorry to hear about your loss,
But as long as the light is not flashing you can still drive with out any problems ,if flashing you need to get to the work shop as soon as possible so you don't damage the catalytic converter .
What this light means
When any Warning light Comes "ON" when the engine is running then this means your
Engine ,transmission and other management system has found a malfunction with in its system.
Now what you have to do is have your Vehicle hooked up to a diagnostic scan tool .
This scan tool will be able to check and find any malfunction within all the operating systems.
If your engine is still running good and no misfire the check engine light will be on solid You can drive until you have time to get to a service shop .
If engine is having a problem and is misfiring the check engine light will flash, flashing engine light means you must get assistance as soon as possible as catalytic converter damage may be caused .
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