Question about 1991 Subaru Loyale

1 Answer

How to retrieve trouble codes on 91 loyale wagon

My check engine light is on and my manual says to use the mil to get trouble codes. what is the mil and how do i get the codes?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    New Friend:

    An expert that has 1 follower.

  • Expert
  • 55 Answers

Mil is the malfunstion indicator lamp (check engine light) there is a connector either under the dash or under the hood near firewall that is normally not plugged in to anything. Use a paperclip to jumper this and the engine light will flash codes. i think the connector is green but check a repair manual to be sure. there are other connectors that you don't want to mess with by accident

Posted on Oct 16, 2008

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya Mechanic can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Mechanic (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Check engine light came on. Registered codes P1775 and P 0700 X2. What are these numbers and can I fix it myself?


Search Results

P1775 Transmission System MIL Fault - AutoCodes.com

https://www.autocodes.com/p1775.html Repair Information for P1775 code. Learn what does P1775 Transmission System MIL Fault means?
Search Results What the P0700 code means. P0700 is set when the PCM detects a malfunction in the transmission control system. This malfunction causes the vehicle to set a Check Engine Light and trigger a failsafe mode. Once the failsafe mode is set it will remain until the fault is repaired or normal operation is detected.Apr 8, 2016

P0700 OBD-II Trouble Code: Transmission Control System ...

https://www.yourmechanic.com/.../p0700-obd-ii-trouble-code-transmission-control-syste...

obd 11 fault codes Google Search

Jun 28, 2017 | Cars & Trucks

3 Answers

Why does check engine light blink when I accelerate?


Hi Ced ,
The malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is located in the instrument panel cluster. The MIL will display as either SERVICE ENGINE SOON or one of the following symbols when commanded ON:
Check engine ! The MIL indicates that an emissions related fault has occurred and vehicle service is required.
The following is a list of the modes of operation for the MIL:
?€¢
The MIL illuminates when the ignition is turned ON, with the engine OFF. This is a bulb test to ensure the MIL is able to illuminate.


?€¢
The MIL turns OFF after the engine is started if a diagnostic fault is not present.


?€¢
The MIL remains illuminated after the engine is started if the control module detects a fault. A diagnostic trouble code (DTC) is stored any time the control module illuminates the MIL due to an emissions related fault. The MIL turns OFF after three consecutive ignition cycles in which a Test Passed has been reported for the diagnostic test that originally caused the MIL to illuminate.


?€¢
The MIL flashes if the control module detects a misfire condition which could damage the catalytic converter.


?€¢
When the MIL is illuminated and the engine stalls, the MIL will remain illuminated as long as the ignition is ON.


?€¢
When the MIL is not illuminated and the engine stalls, the MIL will not illuminate until the ignition is cycled OFF and then ON.

Trip

Mar 13, 2015 | 2003 Chevrolet Impala

1 Answer

What causes the engine light to stay on all the time


The check engine light is officially called the Malfunction indicator lamp
or (MIL) it alerts the driver when an OBDII emission or engine management problem occurs.The (MIL) may remain on if the OBDII system has detected a problem and recorded a fault code.
When the OBDII monitors detect a problem , the system sets a pending code . The (MIL) will not come on yet because the system needs to make sure the problem is real and not a temporary glitch . If the same problem occurs on a second trip (under the same conditions) the system will set a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) and turn on the (MIL) .
Hope this helps a bit .
Regards Faldih Higgins

Jun 28, 2014 | 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan

1 Answer

Where are the wires on a 91 loyale wagon


Should be under the hood on the drivers side you can take it to pepboys and others they will check it for free and they probably have the special adapter for that year car

Jan 10, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have a 2001 mustang bullitt that is showing service engine light on. Took it to mechanic and he put 2 different machines on it to show code for problem. No codes coming up and he can't turn off the...


There is a diagnostic procedure in the factory service repair manual for engine light lit ,no codes . Did you take it to ford dealer ? MIL - is referring to check engine , service engine soon etc...
  • MIL always on when engine is running (no DTCs):
  • MIL circuits
  • For Focus, Mustang, Town Car, Continental, LS6/LS8, Escape, Windstar, F-150, Expedition and Navigator/Blackwood:
  • Instrument Cluster, Section 413-01 of the Workshop Manual.
  • All Others:
  • GO to NB1

SERVICE ENGINE SOON indicator After the engine is started, the SERVICE ENGINE SOON indicator will prove out for a duration of three seconds. If the instrument cluster does not receive a message from the PCM within five seconds, the instrument cluster will illuminate the SERVICE ENGINE SOON indicator and log a diagnostic trouble code (DTC).

  • An indicator is inoperative/always on - SERVICE ENGINE SOON
  • Circuitry.
  • Bulb.
  • Instrument cluster.
  • PCM.
  • GO to Pinpoint Test P .

PINPOINT TEST P: AN INDICATOR IS INOPERATIVE/ALWAYS ON - SERVICE ENGINE SOON CONDITIONS DETAILS/RESULTS/ACTIONS P1 CARRY OUT THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER SERVICE ENGINE SOON INDICATOR ACTIVE COMMAND Trigger the HEC active command MIL.
  • Did the SERVICE ENGINE SOON indicator illuminate?
Yes REFER to Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual.

No INSTALL a new instrument cluster; REFER to Instrument Cluster . CLEAR the DTCs. REPEAT the self-test.

Jul 18, 2017 | 2001 Ford Mustang

1 Answer

Do trouble codes show when service engine light is not flashing


You can have trouble codes without a MIL lamp
light on the dash

Need professional scan tool software to access
various modules to check for the codes

Sep 04, 2013 | Buick Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

P1779 p1780 p1795 p0700 p2176


Trouble Code: P0700

Malfunction Indicator Lamp Circuit Malfunction (TCM)

Possible Causes:


MIL control circuit is shorted to ground.Check the TCM for any trouble codes in memory that are responsible for the request to turn on the MIL.TCM has failed.Trouble Code: P1780

Engine Torque Signal Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:


.Perform the Diagnostic System Check for the Engine Controls.TCM needs to be replaced.Trouble Code: P1795

Throttle Plate Position Invalid Data Received

Possible Causes:


Perform the Diagnostic System Check for the Engine Controls.TCM may need to be replaced to repair this trouble code.Trouble Code: P2176

Throttle Position Sensor Minimum Position Not Detected

Possible Causes:


TAC motor control circuit (one or more) open or shorted to B+.TAC motor control circuit (one or more) shorted to ground.Throttle valves not at the "rest" position.Throttle valve are binding open, or are binding closed.Throttle valves moving open or closed without spring pressure.TP connector is damaged, open or shorted.Throttle body assembly is damaged or it has failed.PCM has failed.Couldn't find code P1779.

Nov 17, 2012 | 2003 Cadillac CTS

1 Answer

What is service engine light code 12 mean



READING CODES USING MIL (CHECK ENGINE) LAMP

Be advised that the MIL or CHECK ENGINE light can only perform a limited number of functions and it is a good idea to have the system checked with a scan tool to double check the circuit function.

  1. Within a period of 5 seconds, cycle the ignition key ON - OFF - ON - OFF - ON .
  2. Count the number of times the MIL (check engine lamp) on the instrument panel flashes on and off.

The number of flashes represents the trouble code. There is a short pause between the flashes representing the 1st and 2nd digits of the code. Longer pauses are used to separate individual 2-digit trouble codes.
An example of a flashed DTC is as follows:


Lamp flashes 4 times, pauses, then flashes 6 more times. This denotes a DTC number 46. Lamp flashes 5 times, pauses, then flashes 5 more times. This indicates a DTC number 55. DTC 55 will always be the last code to be displayed.


0900c1528007935b.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif

Fig. Fig. 2: Diagnostic trouble code chart (1 of 2)-1995-97 engines


0900c1528007935c.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif

Fig. Fig. 3: Diagnostic trouble code chart (2 of 2)-1995-97 2.0L engines

Jul 26, 2012 | 1995 Dodge Neon

1 Answer

How do i get the Trouble codes on my 94 loyale wagon engine light is on and it won't start


Hi Pegrim, I believe on that vehicle year, the system is probably OBD1 You would do better to have a diagnostic check carried out on the computer. If you need the pin outs let us know the make model and year of manufacture of the vehicle and if it is petrol or diesel? In fact as much info as you can manage. Regards John

Jul 01, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Check engine light indicates p700 code


Diagnostic Test Code (DTC) P0700 is an informational code that is stored in the Engine Control Module (ECM) That informs the diagnostic technician that there are codes present in the Transmission Control Module (TCM) and that the TCM has requested the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) (AKA - Check Engine Light) to be turned on. This is because the MIL is controlled by the ECM and cannot be turned on directly by the TCM. So, the TCM requests the ECM to turn the light on. To find out the nature of the failure that caused the P0700, one must scan the TCM to retrieve the fault codes stored there. Please note that MOST generic OBD code readers cannot access the TCM - this is the reason for the P0700 code to set in the ECM (to alert somebody with a generic code reader that further diagnosis is needed for the TCM).

Feb 16, 2012 | 2000 Jeep Cherokee

Not finding what you are looking for?
1991 Subaru Loyale Logo

Related Topics:

800 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Subaru Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

77169 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22265 Answers

Brandon Johnson
Brandon Johnson

Level 2 Expert

251 Answers

Are you a Subaru Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...