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Engine light on

My engine light won't go off on my 1997 boxter the porche deals have changed gasket, seals, fuel valves reset and it still goes on any help would be appreciated

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    u don't even say what the trouble code is so we can't really help.

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Take it to an auto parts store and have them clear the codes

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