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Have numerously reset computer and after 300 miles each time, still get 5

Had car dealer reset it one time???

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    Jeremy W. Nov 02, 2012

    What engine?Is the check engine light coming on? if so there should be a code that starts with a "p" and is fallowed by four numbers. For example, P0420.If the above is the case than you can clear the code until your blue in the face, but it will come back if you have not fixed the problem.

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When the service engine soon light (Also called the check engine light or engine management light) is turned on this is to alert you to the fact that Powertrain Control Module (computer) has detected a failure somewhere in the systems it controls you may not feel any difference in the way the engine runs, this can be the transmission or the engine or emission system, there are fault codes set in the modules memory for these faults. What needs to happen now is to have the powertrain control module scanned with a special tool called an OBD2 electronic engine control scanner or a OBD2 code reader. Once the code(s) are read then you must perform the diagnostics for each code and make the appropriate repairs based on the findings of the diagnosis that was performed, this is called doing "Pinpoint" testing.

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