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Check Engine Light Keeps Coming on

I have a 2003 Dodge Neon SXT, and for a couple of months now the check engine light comes on, then goes off, then comes on, then goes off, etc... Usually when I start my car in the morning to go to work it is off, but by the time I get to work it is on again. The wierd thing is, whenever I use my criuse control the light comes on within 2 minutes. And when the light is on my cruise control won't always work. (some times it does) Also occasionally when the light is on I feel a **** when my tranny shifts. (It's an automatic) I have had several diagnostic tests done and have been told everything from: a problem with my timing belt to: it's not a "real" error code, what should I do?

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Check the negative battery cable. Cut the insulation back & see if the copper is green. If so,replace the cable. Next check the alternator,if more than 1v ac then it's toast. also,post back with the actual code.

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I would almost guarantee it is your O2 sensor. You can confirm this by going to autozone and they will run a free diagnostic for you.

Posted on Jun 24, 2009


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