Light just came on. Taken to mechanic and I wanted to make sure the starter can cause the engine light to come on
Will my engine light come on if starter is bad on 1997 Pontiac Bonneville
No, a starter cannot cause a check engine light. And a starter doesn't do much when the car is runnig, which is when you would look for your check engine to be active.
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When cel comes on it will set code(s), can see if any code is related to existing code(s). I have not heard of this but heck, I am wrong sometimes and can learn new tricks.