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post #1 of 4 Old 01-16-2016 Thread Starter
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Check engine error

I have a 2011v6 and the check engine light recently went on. I read in the manual that it has to do with Diesel engines. Mine is a gas engine. Anybody have some insight to what the problem might be. Before I bring it into the dealer.
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You need to get it scanned. Without the results from that it's pure guess work.

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Check engine light typically has to do with emissions regardless of the motor under the hood. You need to get it scanned to find out what set it off. All any of us would be doing is guessing.

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Most McParts stores will loan you their OBD II reader to scan for the code.

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