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Check engine light and air bag light want go out

Took off the battery cable to reset the computer but that didn't

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The check engine light is a reminder that the ecm has detected an electronic malfunction removing the battery cable will not clear the code unles it is a soft code. the problem is usualy the 02 sensor circuit which indicates either it is running lean or rich situation .

just before you do any thing make sure there is no vacum leaks in any of the hoses, and leak around the intake manifold or the throtle body if all these things checks ok take the vehicle to a shop where it can be tested on a scanner.

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