Q: I had to jump start my car

asked by on March 20, 2018

I had to jump start my car & the check engine light came on

My car has 138 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi Luis. Thanks for contacting us today. When you need to jump-start your car it is because the battery does not have enough cranking amps to engage the starter. This can be due to a dead battery, or the alternator is damaged, causing the battery to not continually charge. This is likely what is causing the check engine light as well. It might be best to have a professional mechanic come to your location to diagnose your issue before attempting any repairs are done.

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