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1996 volvo 960 sedan - check engine light is on

What can I do to check this out and fix without going to the Volvo dealer if this is possible?

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  • mdgresh May 26, 2009

    sorry, I do not have any codes. my light just came on this passed weekend

  • mdgresh May 26, 2009

    will do.

    thanks

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    go to the dealer and have them test the system for trouble codes.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    U provide no codes or other info, there is nothing we can do without all the info.

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Well I would take it to autozone or your local parts place for a free scan, yes they offer a free check engine light scan, they will give you a diagnostic trouble code and or a short description of what is wrong, do not goto dealer please , rip offs if you ask me, then once you get the codes, you can bring them back to me and we will look them up

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