struts & engine light on 2001 Toyota Highlander

My engine light went on and this is the second time it did. The first time someone said "just unplug the battery and plug it back on after a few hours and it went away. This was two weeks ago. Now my question is, since I need to get my struts fixed (was told a month ago that front and back (I think) needed repairing that will cost $925. My questions are, will my engine light go on if my struts are getting really bad that it needs to be fixed right now and do I need both sstruts fixed at once or can I do 1 now and the other later? Thank you.

by in Union City, CA on April 05, 2010
2 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by on April 05, 2010
I think the engine light is separate and you should have the code read. As for the shocks and struts I recommend repairing the front first because its more vital and do the rear when you have the cash.
ANSWER by on December 21, 2010
Check engine light for me is always when the plug comes off the back of the air filter box...
COMMENT by on January 03, 2011
where is the air filter box located..can i put this back on myself? i seem to have the same problem ..happens when i have my oil changed and they knock itoff accidently i quess...can i put this back on myself and will it make the light go off or will i have to take to dealership..thanks