Check engine light on after replacing the battery.

joeyjarhead
0

Asked by Jul 29, 2008 at 08:19 PM about the 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

New battery installed and the check engine light is on and will not go out. Attempted disconnecting the battery again. Still on. Would like to not have to take it to the dealer if possible. Any suggestions.

6 Answers

Adam Morgan
7,175

Goto local parts store and have them run an OBD 2 scan... Avoid the diagnostic fee many dealers charge these days(Which I understand with ABS and specialty readings but a basic OBD scanner isn't worth what most of them charge).

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pull your ECM fuse or UNHOOK the neg battery cable for about 5 minutes and let the computer reset itself.

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Nicholas Baker
45

alternator problem,, but it possible that you have a bad fuse too.

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Jeff Petack
945

Alternator won't cause the check engine light to come on, the battery light will come on.

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David Small
15

mabe a short, bad relay, lord lots of things

Vince Fisher
55

Was the light on before you replaced the battery? How many miles are on this truck?

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