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Check engine light has been on for a while on 92 Protege but no issue car was running fine, it started flasshing constantly and spit and sputtered a littel, what can this be?

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WHen the engine light flashes and it sputters that is the code for misfire, and emissions.

Posted on Mar 17, 2011

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    Alan Conner Mar 17, 2011

    You will have to check your injectors out, as well as your plugs. This can be as simple as your coil on one of your plugs has come loose, or you may need an injector, or something similar. If you take the car to Advance, or Auto Zone, they will scan your computer for free and tell you what the codes mean. Good luck.

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