Hyundai Accent: Malfunction Indicator Light - Warning and Indicator Lights - Features of your Hyundai - Hyundai Accent Owners ManualHyundai Accent: Malfunction Indicator Light

This light illuminates when there is a malfunction of an exhaust gas related

This light illuminates when there is a malfunction of an exhaust gas related component and the system is not functioning properly. This light will also illuminate when the ignition key is turned to the "ON" position, and will go out in a few seconds after the engine is started. If it illuminates while driving, or does not illuminate when the ignition key is turned to the "ON" position, take your car to your nearest authorized Hyundai dealer and have the system checked.

CAUTION:

Prolonged driving with the Emission Control System Malfunction Indicator Light illuminated may cause damage to the emission control systems which could effect drivability or fuel economy. If the Emission Control System Malfunction Indicator Light begins to flash ON and OFF, potential catalytic converter damage is possible. This could result in loss of engine power. Have the Engine Control System inspected as soon as possible by an authorized Hyundai dealer.

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