The check engine light gets triggered when the onboard diagnostics detect any fault within any of the vehicle operation systems. It could be anywhere from an emission error to faulty sensors. It could even be as simple as a bad or loose fuel cap.
The best course of action would be to scan the vehicle and get the code(s). This can determine what might be the reason.
Without knowing the code, it is difficult to say if it will be safe to drive.
Most auto parts stores will have diagnostic scanners that can be used to retrieve the codes.
Here is a helpful guide:
Let me know what the code(s) you get or if you have any questions.
Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022 AT 1:18 PM