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Tried to scan my 1999 malibu with obd2 scantool and it came up with link errorbut we were able to clear whatever codes were in there. engine light hasn't come on again. what does this mean?

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You had a code. You cleared it, now the car hasn't ran the diagnostic to see if the problem is still there.
Most likly you had an EVAP code, from a loose gas cap, and you have fix the problem unknowingly

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