Having problems with your 2004 Dodge Stratus ?
Dodge stratus check engine light
\015 I put half a tank of gas in my car yesterday morning and just after I started down the road, my check engine light came on. I'm thinking maybe I didn't have the gas cap on all the way?? The light is still on but the cars drives fine. How do I reset the check engine light?\015
Try disconnecting the battery for a few seconds, unless you have some anti-theft system on your vehicle, that may get messed up by the disconnect. If you do, then I;d wait it out, I think it's about 50 starts & it should disappear on it's own, if that doesn't work, zip in to dealer & see what they'd charge to reset it for you.
The only way to reset a Check engine light on a car that is newer than a 1996 model is to use a ODB II code reader or to take it to a repair shop and read the codes that have been set by the computer in your car. Most likely the code has nothing to do with gas cap being on all the way (but it might) but the chances of that are slim. After you get the code, please come back and tell me what code(s) are set and I can help you figure out what the problem might be.
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