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Hello my toyota corolla 1.6 02 petrol had the engeen control light on,whent to garagge and they told me its a code P0240, catalytic converters&ECU , but when I fidled around with cables connected to ECU the light switched off. The engeen is runnng really well didn't notice any prolem other then this. Please can you tell me if the problem is really with ecu or just the cables around? Is it possible?

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It is possible that the cable was just loose but would keep an eye on it

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