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I own a 2002 ford focus. I recently tried to go on a trip. I got 300+ miles from home and the engine light came on. Well we "limped home" Barely made it.Changed Everything. Light went off, I drove it a few miles, light came back on, and I barely made it home again. Whats up with this?

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Try disconnecting the Battery for 10 minutes. Just take off the NEG- cable. The warning light has a reminder for faults. It takes 25 to 35 startups before the problems cycle through. Or you can disconnect the Battery like I indicated.

You can also go to Autozone or Oreillys for a free scan. They can use the scanner to wipe the problems off the onboard computer in your car. If the problem returns go back and have them scan it again and find the culprit.

You can compare the new list to the parts you already replaced.

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