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Hi, we have a 2001 E150 Ford Van. A new (rebuilt ) transmission was just put in. Now the van is running extremely rough. We put high tech gas and some cleaner in... we had 3 mechanics try to put a diagnostic tool but because the check engine light does not go on, they can not diagnose the problem. So now, they are saying we may need a new computer..Which I think is crazy... Is it true that if it was the fuel injectors the check engine light WOULD go on...but if the spark plugs are bad it may not go on??? Please help, this has been a 6 day nightmare, he is stuck 2 states away and I want him home. Thank you.

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Hi, the check engine light will come up if there is something wrong with the fuel injector and the spark plug as long as the car have a OBD-II system which your car has.
Rebuilding the transmission might have actually affected the car computer which has not been able to diagnose a fault despite the rough running of the car which is suppose to display a code after the scanning of the computer.
I think they are right to say you need to change the computer since it isn't displaying a code despite it's obvious problem....

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