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Check engine light problem on 2004 Pt Cruiser. Car keeps stalling, what can I do??

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Hi there:
First, it is normal for the check engine light to come on momentarily when you turn on the ignition switch and then go out. If it stays on, then you have a stored code that indicates a malfunction of some kind in your engine or transmission control systems.


* The Check Engine Light comes on and stays on.
If the Check Engine Light illuminates constantly during driving with no noticeable driving or performance problems, there is a permanent fault in the emission control system. When this happens, the computer that controls the emission system usually has a backup program that runs while the fault is present. (These backup programs are often referred to as "limp home" mode programs.) You should get the vehicle serviced as soon as possible, but in most cases, the vehicle will continue to operate, though you run a risk of it dying or not starting.

* The Check Engine Light illuminates, stays on, and there are performance problems.
This means that a vital component of your emission control and engine management system has a serious problem. It usually involves a component or system needed for the vehicle to run at all. In most cases, drive the vehicle as little as possible. In many cases, the vehicle is not safe to drive at all -it could stop or stall out at any moment. It is best to pull over to a safe place and have the vehicle towed to an automotive diagnostician for a thorough inspection and repair.



I suggest visit some Autozone or AutoShop with OBD Scanner Reader in order to scanning the module to know exactly wat fault code is stored there; note this code number for additional details.


Hope this guide helps.

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