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Check engine light stays on

Dealer turned it off once, but said it's going back on means a sensor within distributor is blown, and entire distributor needs replacement to the tune of +$600. Car runs fine now without replacing. Do I need to replace? Is after market product ok if I do need to replace?

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Dealers are out of this world with their prices. If the part you need isn't a dealer item, yes, you can use an after market part, I do all the time, and have had no complaints. If the car acts up at all, then replace it.

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