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Vdc and engine check lights both on

Subaru Lancaster 2002, both lights have come on during and gone off after long, winding car journey (250 Km) 3 or 4 times. Now both ahve come on and stayed on. Car handling seems normal. What do they mean?

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  • stevem12 Dec 15, 2008

    Hi, got the same problem. Same year car, just had it serviced about 2 weeks ago. Started it up the other day, VDC and engine light on, checked oil/fluids etc, all good. Service mechanic told me car is in great shape end to end so he has no idea either!



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Under dash connect together the 2 green multiplugs. The CEL light (Check Engine Light) will flash. Slow then fast. Count the slow flashes then the fast ones. I.E. code 21 will give 2 slow flashes then 1 fast = 21.

let me know the code and I will diagnose for you.


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