Question about 2004 Mazda 6

2 Answers

Check engine light is on, what could be wrong . car is running ok but light still on

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 3 Answers

Go to AutoZone or Advance Auto Parts and they will run a scan for you for free. From there you get a code and a list of possible problems that cause the check engine light to come on.

Posted on Jul 04, 2009

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 11,896 Answers

A check engine light could be anything. It is a problem with a sensor or electrical unit. The ONLY way to tell is to have a scanner put on it and run the engine codes

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

mmptruck
  • 124 Answers

SOURCE: engine

Check if engine is running too cold or hot on temp gauge.
If so replace the engine cooling thermostat,
it will alter what the computer thinks engine is doing.

Posted on Jul 29, 2008

  • 8 Answers

SOURCE: check engine light is runs ok

You can read codes without a scanner on the 1995. You have to turn the switch on the PCM (powertrain control module) which is by gas pedal near the floor under the dash. The switch is turned with a small screw driver. Get a Haynes manual or go on internet for procedure and codes. You read the flashing service engine light to get and erase codes. Or, do as other poster said, get an OBD-II code scanner for $80, or go to parts store (Advance or AutoZone will do it) and they will read the codes for you. If you use a code reader, the port (plug receptacle or DLC) is on the passenger side under dash near center of car, near floor, on other side of PCM. You have to pull off a trim cover piece to get to it. I think 1995 is the last year for reading the flashing light and all cars from 1996 on must use OBD-II scanner/reader.

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

SOURCE: 2006 Tuscon Check Engine light just came on, car running fine

dear friend-filling the tank has nothing to do with the engine light.in order to cancel this light,disconnect the battery and leave for a while.reconnect battery and check light,it should be of,if the same happen again take vehicle to a dealership for a diagnostic report.

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

motor1258
  • 6674 Answers

SOURCE: Engine shudders when idling in gear, check engine light on

Take a run into Autozone, or Pep boys, or similar big autoparts store and they will do a free code scan, to point everyone in the right direction instead of guessing, and throwing parts at it. If the fix isn't obvious after codes recorded, get back to us with code(s) and will help you out if still needed.

Posted on Dec 04, 2009

merctechniqu
  • 229 Answers

SOURCE: E350, 2006, check engine light comes on. dealer

some time only one thing can be happen without recording fault code in the ME control unit as my experience it's do only with intermittent fault in Exhaust Gas Recirculation valve

Posted on Oct 12, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Car starts ok after a mile or two it will cut out restarts ok it does not happen when engine hot just on cold the battery light flashes and the engine light comes on


when it happens and your check engine light goes on, drive to your nearest Autozone or Advance Auto Parts. They will check the engine light for free and tell you exactly what is wrong with it

Mar 09, 2015 | 2003 Ford Focus

1 Answer

92 honda accord. started then died all check engine light came on. Restarted car engine light went out. what could be wrong


if it is running ok now and no check eng light on.... you are fine. It most likely a minor glitch like water in the gas that caused a stall and set off check light. not to worry...if no check light...you are good to go.....
JP

Jan 02, 2015 | Honda Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Check engine light is on in Dodge Ram 1500 why?


Drop in to a parts store like Autozone and they will scan it for you free and point you in the direction of any possible problem. If not, get back to us with that code(s) and we can help.

Aug 15, 2014 | 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck

1 Answer

When I push the gas on my car it won't go past


The car runs fine after it warms up? Is it running with the check engine light off? But it does come on with the key before the engine is started? If the coolant temperture senser is bad ( or disconnected someway) the check engine light will be on but the car might run OK at normal operating tempertures. Have the car checked for codes. It's OBDI so you might have to find a service provider that can ceck the codes on this pre OBDII car. If it turly runs good at normal operating tempertures and the transmission is'nt low on fluild then the coolant senser does'nt always turn the check engine light on if it's bad and still reading something but wrong. Truly running good and the coolant is full ( all the way). chage the senser and see what happens as thier cheap and easy to change with commn hand tools.654437604.jpg

Aug 24, 2011 | 1994 Ford Escort

1 Answer

Service engine soon light is blinking, runs rough, light "ticking" at low RPM. seems to run O.K. at 40 to 60mph.


When the check engine light is on, that means there's a problem that should be checked. When the light is flashing, the system beleives that something serious is wrong and if you continue to drive the car, you could cause serious damage. That being said...

You need to go to the dealer or find an auto parts store that will scan your car for free to get the OBD2 codes. AutoZone does it for free. The code(s) may give you any idea of what is wrong and possible sloutions.

Here is a website with the codes and definitions:
http://www.obd-codes.com/trouble_codes/

Aug 10, 2011 | Pontiac Grand Am Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

CHECK ENGINE LIGHT, and all fluid is ok, check oil,trns ok


Any check engine light for a car of this year or newer is sent through the car's main computer. If you go to Advanced Auto or any other like auto store, they will be able to hook your car up to a machine which will tell you exactly what is wrong. They will also be able to offer advice on how to repair.

Feb 28, 2011 | 1995 Toyota Tercel

2 Answers

Check engine light is on all the time


Take it to your local parts store and they will check it for free. Repost with results and we can provide further assistance. Hope this helps

Nov 26, 2010 | 2007 Nissan Xterra Off Road

2 Answers

2005 Ford Mustang - Engine light comes on and off and on and off...but nothing appears to be wrong. 87,000 miles.


if there is n something wrong , the check engine light can't goes on and off, check-out some sensors connectors for loosing or cruded pins, if all are ok and clean, diagnostic tools will help you to find out why this happens, see the history

Aug 06, 2010 | 2005 Ford Mustang

1 Answer

Service engine light


service engine light can come on for any number of reasons anything from a sensor failing, to running to rich or lean, or even a misfire

if its on there is something wrong

the best thing to do it to have a code reader put on it to find out what the code is for.

May 16, 2009 | 2000 BMW 3 Series

Not finding what you are looking for?
2004 Mazda 6 Logo

Related Topics:

192 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Mazda Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75822 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8210 Answers

Are you a Mazda Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...