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Q: Warning lights coming on.

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Several of the dash lights came on while driving, including Slip, VDC Off, and others. After letting the car sit, only the Service Engine Soon light is on.

Hello, With all those Warning Lights and the Check Engine Light on, the car needs to be connected to a scanner to see what faults are present. You will need the help of a mechanic with a scanner, such as one from YourMechanic, to retrieve the codes and provide a recommendation for repair.

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