The Meaning of the "Please Service Engine Soon" Light on a BMW?

Answer The "Service Engine Soon" light can come on in your BMW for many reasons. It appears to alert you to a malfunction or error so you can get a problem fixed before it gets worse.

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What Are the Causes of the Service Engine Soon Light?

The yellow "Service Engine Soon" dashboard light alerts the vehicle owner that a system or component has reached a "caution" threshold and repairs will be needed soon. Service Engine Soon lights do... Read More »

Why Does My "Service Engine Soon" Light Come On?

When a car detects any problem with any of its systems, it will display a warning in the form of a light on its dashboard. While many new models will have an array of warning lights depending on th... Read More »

How to Reset a Service Engine Soon Light?

Modern automobiles use onboard computers keep track of how individual parts of an engine are performing, storing this data as error codes when problems are found. The service engine soon light will... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a Service Engine Soon Light?

When the "Service Engine" light comes on in the dash, most of us just want to know how to make it go out. Yet that light is a source of help. It lets us know something is going wrong inside the eng... Read More »