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My 07 pt cruzer engine light is on so i did the off on off on and the code that came up was p 0340. what does that code mean?

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Try the dealer, call the service department for a correct answer. It probably is just the pre-programmed normal engine check for the catylic converter. These lights usally go on about 50K miles, then it makes you panic and send it to the dealer. He then flips a little switch under the dash to make it go out until the next 50K miles goes by, then he checks the converter for clogging or such and then charges you. Without knowing the code meaning, this is what I would suspect it to be.

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