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1996 dodge caravan 240,000 k . mostly between 70&80k if i ease off on gas car will ****.step on gas & run smooth again with load on engine. had fuel filter replaced,and put in new plugsearly aug.the service engine soon light is on last 6 mo or more

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  • hvilhelm Sep 13, 2010

    if no autozone here who else to see? I stopped in at a garage bout ywo months ago to

    ask bout the light' 'service engine' and mechanic said he,d have to put it on machine to check out the problem at cost of $100.00

    I,m in british columbia canada.

  • hvilhelm Sep 13, 2010

    will do as sugested and let you know the out come

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The best thing to do is take it to your nearest Autozone. They will hook it up to their little hand held diagnostic computer.And it is free for them to check. That will tell you why the check engine light is on. I would say that you need to do that. There could be about 100 reasons for it to do this. I would say that the throttle positioning sensor is probably the problem. Or is the most common. But that little diagnostic computer will tell you a lot more.!

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  • Rodney Clark
    Rodney Clark Sep 13, 2010

    Not too sure who you can go to in Canada. I would look in the phone book under Auto Parts. And call them, ask if they have a diagnostic machine. I am sure one of the parts places will have one that will be free. In USA most of the nation wide parts companies have them. So Good Luck! I do think that this is going to be your best, cheapest route.

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