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2007 Hyundai Accent Question: What does it mean that the engine alert sign comes on and stays on even afteroil



joesonntag, 1.6L 4 Cylinder, Olympia, WA, December 24, 2013, 15:29

The engine repair symbol came on and I added oil as needed. But the light has not gone off even after much driving. Does this indicate a further problem?

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    G. T. Service Center (3149 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236
    ProfessorG December 24, 2013, 16:02

    The oil is with the oil level, the engine alert is for many other different reasons, mostly for emission codes. Have it scanned for more information.

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    Lohmann's Automotive Repair (5 Answers) , Olympia, WA - (360) 915-9432
    torino December 24, 2013, 19:15

    You must reset the maintenance light at regular scheduled oil change intervals. Make sure you change engine oil as required and not just add. Check for oil leaks if your having to add oil.

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