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Check engine lights is on. Does that mean the engine is bad? I need oil?

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It just means the computer has detected a fault with a sensor or something that it controls or a system that it monitors.

You will need to scan the computer for codes with a scan tool or a code reader. Once you know what code is present you can start to diagnose the problem.

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