Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 22:22:28 GMT
From: - Bob - <>
Subject: Re: Check Engine Light

On Thu, 22 Feb 2007 11:38:26 -0500, Fred W <> wrote: >NO! The check engine light is never used as a "service soon" indicator. > >It is only used when the engine computer detects an emmission related >failure. The term "emmissions related" can be broadly applied to almost >any engine malfunction. > >To the OP> Have the codes read out to get an idea on what engine >malfunction was detected. It may be relatively minor, but be early >warning of something more serious. If you are in the USA, Autozone will read it for free. Findout what code it is and post the info here. The computer will reset itself after a certain number of starts (30?) but if the condition that caused it persists, it will never reset. FYI - if you have a bad DI cassette you could find yourself stranded very soon. I would get the code checked.

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