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What does CEL stand for?

CEL stands for Check Engine Light

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After a few times of doing this, the check engine light turned on and the engine had no power.
Every so often and seemingly at random, the Check Engine light comes on and a DTC P0420 (catalyst efficiency below threshold) is stored in PCM memory.
However, in this case, the Accord's Check Engine light is on and the ECM has stored a VTEC system malfunction code, DTC 1259.
Pay attention to your check engine light and your vehicle's sensors or you could pay the price," says Bryan Gregory Advance Auto Parts' (NYSE:AAP) director of consumer education.
If I attempt to drive the car during this period, the Check Engine light will come on in less than 20 yards, and codes P1519 and P1520 are stored in memory.