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1997 Pontiac Bonneville Question: Will my engine light come on if starter is bad

 

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deborah2, 3.8L V6 Supercharged, Baltimore, MD, March 14, 2011, 09:24
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Light just came on. Taken to mechanic and I wanted to make sure the starter can cause the engine light to come on

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    raiderron March 14, 2011, 09:42
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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.

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    DaveJHM March 14, 2011, 23:59
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    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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