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My "Service engine soon" light continues to come on after replaceing the air pump check valve and the air pump. The mechanic says the air pump is working that I can drive it without fearing that anything is wrong.

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  • doug_blue Oct 18, 2010

    I received your solution and reset the light myself using a scope. The scope indicated a code P0410 which is for a secondary injection malfunction.



    I am not positive that resetting the gauge or light will solve the problem as this has been done before and after several days the light comes back on! So we will wait and see.



    Thanks,



    Doug Blue

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Hi yes this is true, i am surprised that the mechanic did not tell you all the service engine soon is, is a reminder that you need a service, this light/information can be reset by a garage quite easily, what happens is, manufacturers put a reminder of a certain amount of miles in the system so you have to take it to the garage to have it serviced, for example, you manufacturer suggests that after 60,000 miles you need a full service, what it does is set the reminder to ( this is just an estimate it could be anything this is just an eg ) 59,500, when it gets to 59,500 it will then throw what appears to some people as something bad up on the dash, this however is not bad, its just a reminder that it needs doing...and after it has been done, the garage will re-set it for you to what ever the manufaturer has put in the system ....hope this helps

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