After giving someone a jump start, my 'Check engine" light has been on. What has caused this?

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Asked by Nov 26, 2007 at 11:22 AM about the 2004 Ford Focus ZTS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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You will need to have your codes read. Many auto parts stores do this for free. There are at least 150 separate issues that could light your check engine light.

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Try unhooking the battery for a few minutes to reset the computer.If this does not work then the computer may be damged.Get a diagnostics done. Advanced Auto Parts will usually run a diagnostics for free.

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