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Engine light flashing

After engine wash car started o.k. a bit rough, but 2 minutes later it run nice and smooth.then check engine light come on, half hour later it started flashing and now is flashing all the time(about a week) i checked wires, connectors, hoses, but no luck.car starts and drive very nice...any suggestion? thank you.

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  • orenzoren Jan 31, 2009

    i disconnected battery for few seconds...light went out.

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    engine sounds weak when starting. I off the car then restart a minute later...wouldn't start. then starts again later with engine light still on

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    engine light on when started the car. sounded weak when starting. off it then on a minute later and it wouldn't on. later on it came on but still with engine light on

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    engine light came on when starting the car. sounded weak when starting as well. off then on again and it wouldn't start. minute later I start it and it came on again but still with engine light on.

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In a dark area/at night, take a spray bottle w/water and mist the engine all around the cap,coil,wires. watch for arching,flashing.

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