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PT cruiser engine light came on what is wrong? The light is orange and shaped like a little engine. do i need to just change the oil?

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It could be many things..... i would take it to auto zone parts store and have them hook it up to the computer..... then it will tell you what the problem is....

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Reset the oil light 2001 pt cruser


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What's indicated when engine warning light comes on 2002 PT Cruiser


any time a warning light comes on there is a problem that needs to be checked out. you don`t say what warning light comes on, oil light, check engine light, coolant light.

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2003 pt cruiser engine codes 0116 & 0522 came on... took it in for an oil change and everything was fine, engine light and codes are still there. I will unhook the neg. cable to reset but will the...


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The pale orange engine light on the dashboard came on in my 2004 PT/Cruiser. I heard such things that even the catalytic converter may do this. What else could be the problem?


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Pt cruiser engine light came on what is wrong? The light is orange and shaped like a little engine. Do i need to just change the oil?


This light tells you that the engine or transmission needs attention. It's not going to blow up if you keep driving it for a little while, if it's still running (red lights, like oil pressure, mean to stop RIGHT NOW).

Just changing the oil is probably not going to make the light go out. The light was turned on by the engine's computer, and indicates that the computer got a bad reading from one (or more) sensors located throughout the engine and transmission. Most auto parts stores can hook up a code reader to your car and read the trouble code stored by your computer. The trouble code indicates what system is not working properly and that may tell you what to replace to fix it. Or it may require more in-depth testing to determine the exact problem.

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I have a 2005 PT Cruiser with 40K miles on it. I


The only way to determine what is wrong and what it will cost to fix is to scan for codes that triggered the light to go on. The oil change should not have anything to do with the light (just check the oil to make sure they filled it to the proper level.) If oil level is ok, you can drive it, but have it checked soon because it could cause other problems if ignored for too long. Go to a parts store, most offer free checks of check engine light. They will plug a hand held scan tool into the PT's diagnostic port, and 'read' codes stored on the cars computer. These codes 'trigger' the check engine light to go on. They can then tell you the code#'s, what they mean, and how to fix the problem. If at that point you have any questions, post them and the code #'s here.

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what you need is a Hollander book that tells you what the difference is in the engines there may be just little diff and it will tell you what you can swap .
and most salvage yard have these books and dont charge to look it up for you.
and dont let someone guess and say yes and then you have to go back and change so importaint part.
later
paul

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This is the pressure light, nothing to do with the oil needing to be being changed, you have low oil pressure being indicated, this will destroy the engine if the light is really indicating low oil pressure, have the oil pressure tested with a mechanical test guage at a shop, if the oil pressure is ok then replace the oil pressure light sending unit.

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