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Hey. Over the past few weeks my 1997 Legacy GTB 'check engine' light has been coming on intermittently. I know the best thing to do is to get the computer scanned but do you know of any instances when it would come on and go off after running for a few minutes? This afternoon it came on and has not gone off, and the car was lagging quite badly, is it more likely the fuel, air sensor or turbo that it may be telling me is stuffed? Thanks' Glenn

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Most common problem with intermittent check engine light on these type of vehicle is 02 Oxygen sensors especially when it goes on and off. one a few occasions I've seen the need for a tune-up bad spark plugs wires/air filter etc. Best thing to do is to get it check by a some scan tool with odb 2. You can go to Auto-zone they do this check for free. Godd Luck

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