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Had my car jumped now my check engine light is on

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Jessica Howe, Automotive Expert & Coach at AskPatty.com

Hello, 

There may be an electrical issue that caused the battery to die in the first place. Have the vehicle scanned for codes to see what the check engine light is trying to tell you. Once you have done that, you can clear the codes and the light should go off. This can be done by a technician, or at most automotive parts stores. If the light comes back, you know there is an issue that needs to be taken care of. 

Good luck!


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