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My check engine light comes on for about 5 minutes and then goes back off. What could be the problem

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You will need to have this scanned. That car has the older OBD system that will give you a basic code when scanned and further testing of the advised area may be needed. From my own experience, if it is on for approx 5 minutes once the engine is warmed up, it usually is the oxygen sensor. Again, you will need have it scanned for the code to be sure of what to verify.

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2002 7.3, until Temp gauge reaches 1/4 warm, if driving the check engine light comes on, if I leave off throttle check engine light goes out, once engine is up to Temp all runs fine, motor only has 111,113 on it

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