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I have a 2005 Subaru Forrester. While driving the

I have a 2005 Subaru Forrester. While driving the engine light and cruise control light go on. This is second event. What is causing it? The last time this was checked out, we were told it was low oil. We had the oil changed - lights went out - but, we are not at the 3,000 mile number for an oil change. No oil is burning, and none on garage floor. Could it be the catalytic converter?

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It probably is the converter. The check engine light has nothing to do with maintenance at all, nor does it really directly concern the engine. The check engine light comes on for emmission purposes. Such as converter, loose gas cap and all kinds of sensors.

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Subaru Owner's Forum shows many similar problems. Another solution when the blinking cruise and CEL are on with a P0420 code is to install a spacer between the O2 sensor and the bung - a
$2 fix.

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