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The enigine warning lamp is on, and dont know what to do

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  • tcol812 Jan 01, 2009

    its a 93 model, and yes its the check engine light. we dont know where to start looking

  • tcol812 Jan 01, 2009

    oh and its a magna TR sorry they didn't have magna in the drop down list.

  • tcol812 Jan 01, 2009

    it is bucking and splattering a bit , we will check those things thank you

  • tcol812 Jan 02, 2009

    its ok we found a lead that had come loose and was just about off when we put it back on properly the light has not come back on, thank you for all your help.

  • Kuya Louie May 11, 2010

    which warning lamp? describe it

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What year is the vehicle and is it the check engine light? possible causes are loose gas cap failed o2 sensor or plugged cat. with further info I can lead you in the direction you need,

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  • bob neumann Jan 01, 2009

    ok that gives me some areas for you to check. First off and I know this sounds simple and maybe somewhat stupid but check the gas cap for tightness and possible leakage of vapor. the emission controls use a feed back system and if vapor is escaping that will trigger a check engine, any drivibility problems bucking, stalling engine noise? all fluids ok? oil,coolant, ect .It is quite possible with the age of the vehicle the o2 sensor has failed. check for a broken wire also

  • bob neumann Jan 01, 2009

    Another thought has occurred to me. How many miles are on the vehicle and was he timing belt replaced. I seem to recall that a worn or stretched timing belt causes a check engine light when the vehicle sputters. What occurs then is the knock sensor tries to adjust the timing for the problem,

  • bob neumann Jan 02, 2009

    great!!!! Glad it's ok Best Wishes For A Happy New Year

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The switch will cause the
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