Check engine light

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Main Forum' started by Adrian17, Jul 28, 2018.

  1. Adrian17

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    can a dirty passenger cabin air filter or dirty engine oil cause the CEL to come on?
     
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    It can cause your egine to sieze.
     
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    CEL comes on for Emissions Control issues: catalytic converter, fuel vapor containment (gas cap), etc.
     
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    welcome!
    cannot be caused by dirty filter or oil.
    2015? probably the loose gas cap mentioned above.
     
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    Until you have the fault codes read, it’s going to be a blind guess. If you don’t have a scanner, take over to AutoZone or other parts place and have it scanned (free). Then post the fault code on this thread. Then, maybe someone can help you sort it out.
     
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