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Check engine light comes on, disconnecting battery for 30 mins solves the problem for a period of time, but the light will come back on.

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  • grham110 Nov 06, 2008

    Thanks, I will check this out. I have been told to ignore this light unless it starts flashing, but I am not comfortable doing this, so will check out your solution.

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You will need to replace the part that is causing the CEL to come on, disconnecting the battery does not solve the problem, go to any Kragen auto or chain parts store and have a system test run to get the trouble code for the problem, this is free

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