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Hey everyone, I went to drive my 2015 Cherokee latitude to check out a place yesterday and everything was fine. I got back in afterwards to drive to work and my check engine light came on. I've checked the gas cap, oil, and there's nothing different, at least not that I can notice when I drove it to work and back. It only has around 31,000 miles on it. I'm really wracking my head trying to figure it out but I'm not sure. Any suggestions are really appreciated. Thanks!
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scan tools are cheap and are good to have, also autozone or advance auto parts will scan it for free
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Hey everyone, I went to drive my 2015 Cherokee latitude to check out a place yesterday and everything was fine. I got back in afterwards to drive to work and my check engine light came on. I've checked the gas cap, oil, and there's nothing different, at least not that I can notice when I drove it to work and back. It only has around 31,000 miles on it. I'm really wracking my head trying to figure it out but I'm not sure. Any suggestions are really appreciated. Thanks!
Hey there Ashley, and welcome to the forum !

Yeah, it's kind of practical to have your own (cheap) OBDII scan tool, to retrieve check engine codes. Ask your friends/family, maybe someone already has one and you could borrow it... or, as Pete suggested, go to Autozone to have it scanned for free (it takes only a minute).

Here's a tool many use. For Android phones :https://www.amazon.com/Foseal-Blueto...rds=obd2+gauge
For iPhones : https://www.amazon.com/Foseal-Blueto...2%2Bgauge&th=1

All you need with those is a free app, plug this into your OBDII port under the dash, easily accessible, and follow instructions provided. Once you have a code, you can check online to determine what it means.

If you need any help/guidance, don't hesitate to ask
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