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2000 Mercury Villager SES light

After I changed my air filter the SES light came on. I took to two different auto parts stores 3 different times and the ODBII scanners cannot pull any does. I disconnected the battery and after two days came on again. One time it turned off on its own then came back on after one week. Why can't the OBDII scanner pull codes. Just says that it's trying to communicate with car's computer. It doesn't even say that the PCM is malfunctioning or anything. I even got electrical contact cleaner and cleaned the wires on the MAF sensor. I am not ready to take it to dealer and pay too much just to tell me what's wrong or they try to scam me.

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I assume you mean Check Engine Light (CEL). When you disconnect the battery for a time, it will clear the codes. Then, if the computer sees a fault times, it sets a code & turns the light on.
clean the MAF sensor with carb cleaner.

I would check all the wiring arund the air cleaner & see if any are corroded or broke during the filter change.

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