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Light Show!! Last weekened i cleaned my engine with engine degreaser and water (exterior) the day after, when I am in idle and press the gas my air bag light comes on. If I go in reverse nothing happens. When I go in drive and press the gas, airbag light is on, ABS INOP light stays on, check gages light flickers (with headlight) battery gauge jumps, low oil light comes on, and service engine light flickers on and off. I have replaced the ground stud on the fender and cleaned the paint off there. Third brake light bulbs are all good. I do not see any melted wires in the compartment, and I'm out of ideas. Could anyone please help???

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You have obviously got water ingress where you shouldn't when cleaning the engine. It's always advisable to have the engine running and at operating temperature whenever using water to clean under the hood. Anyway, the water is there so what do you do? Carefully clean every electrical connection under the hood with a dry cotton cloth. WD40 can be used and will do the job more easily but naturally will leave an oily residue, depends on how clean you want your motor. Persistence and tenacity are the key features plus plenty of patience to overcome the water problem - and here's hoping you don't do it again!

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Sounds like you have several problems. The P0332 sounds like you got your knock sensor wet and needs to be replaced. When you do make sure you replace the wire harness also and that you seal around both sensors. Also remove the back near fire wall foam under the intake mani to let the water that collects evap out.

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