04 pontiac grandpri gt2

Asked by Mar 15, 2017 at 11:32 AM about the 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My engine light came on this morning after
dropping kids at school hasent done this
befor,checked oil looked low so added a little it
turned right over does that mean I need oil change

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To know why it came on, have the vehicle scanned for trouble codes. An auto parts store can do this, write down any codes.

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Has the light remained on? If so, whatever triggered it remains to be a problem and will show up with a scan. If it has gone out, it would still be good to have the car scanned as Rowfast suggested because the computer records things that may have happened that may no longer exist as a trouble (like a cylinder that is no longer faulting). In either case it is not likely related to the oil level and you probably don't need to change the oil (unless its been 5000 miles since it was last changed).

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