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Check Engine Light lit

Check engine light has come on and will not go off, has been coming on intermittently for the past couple of weeks. Seemed to go away when i fiddled with some wire connections the other day but hasnt today.
Would it more likely be the air sensor, fuel, turbo or map sensor? Any ideas?

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  • mamer Dec 10, 2008

    My engine light came on. The code is P0130. I was told it was an 02 sensor malfunction. What is this? Can I trouble shoot it? Or, do I need to take it in for service?


  • glenn_bridle Dec 15, 2008

    If they told you it was ur oxygen sensor it more than likely is, seems to be a fairly common thing for them. Hopefully someone can confirm it before you replace ur oxygen sensor as its not a cheap thing to replace. You could just try wiggling the wires that go into the top of the sensor unit.. seemed to fix mine...



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I took my car to the Subaru dealership (repair dept.) and they found that the wires to the sensor were disconnected. For $40 that was alot cheaper fix than having to have my oxygen sensor replaced !


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Most likely it is ignition related, next time it comes on just take it to an autoparts store and ask them to pull the code they will tell you what it is or give you a code then come and send me a message i will cross refrance what the code is and get back to you on how to fix it. so let me know what you get and if this helped please leave some blue =)

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