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Check engine light comes on when only on highway going 50+ MPH

The CEL comes on for about 1 minute and goes away when on highway above 50 MPH on my 162K miles 93 Villager. The car continues to perform smooth like a silk without any symptoms that I can notice while the light is on. No problem in city driving. I can't get the error code because AutoZone guy says teh light must be on for them to retrive the code. I change the fuel filter, check EGR hoses, changed PCV and others that an average weekend mechanic is able to do. I read so much about EGR clog carbon and faulty TPS but without the code, I do not want to fix something that is not broken. This is an attractive( still), practical and reliable van and hope this is not the end of this relationship without spending more $$$ than it is worth.

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First, the CEL light on is not a biggie. It just means you are not meeting emmisions. If it is flashing, then worry.

Here is a site where us villager & quest owners exchange repair information. we have addressed ecery issue you will ever have. se the files & photos or ask us a question there if you don't find what you are looking for. We all love our vans.

http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/villagerquest/

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