Q: Powertrain warning lamp.

asked by on November 21, 2016

The powertrain lamp warning is displaying and something it get off with my Ford Ecosport (ambient option and diesel fuel). What could be cause for it to appear on dashboard? How to solve this issue? Any help and recommendation shall be highly appreciated. Thanks

My car has 14000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

Hello. The powertrain warning light, commonly referred to as the check engine light can come on for many reasons. If the engine computer detects an issue with the engine management, fuel, ignition, or emissions systems, it will set off the check engine light to notify the driver of the issue. In some instances, such as with minor emissions issues, the vehicle may display the warning light, and still run fine, however will not pass an emissions test. The trouble codes can be retreived using a compatible scan tool, and will likely reveal some insight on what the issue may be. I would recommend having a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, come to your location to (diagnose the cause of the check engine light)[https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/check-engine-light-is-on-inspection].

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