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Check Engine lite is on.

Last week after I put gas in my 2001 PT Cruiser the Check Engine lite came on when I'd driven about 10 miles. I thought it was a false reading because I hadn't tightened the gas cap properly so some guys at work disconnected the battery to try to reset the codes. It passed emissions inspection and stayed off until yesterday (I'm at 140 miles on the same tank of gas). Both times the lite came on I was accelerating going up a long hill. Any ideas before I take it into the shop? Thank you.

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  • kat999 Apr 23, 2009

    Great Idea! I will stop by after work, Thanks!

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If you live in the US, take it to an Auto Zone store and they will read the code off for you, this may be true of other major auto parts outlets, as they hope to get your parts business.
Once you have the code, you can decide the best course of action.

Hope this is of some help.
Ed

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