Question about 2006 Ferrari F430

1 Answer

Yellow engine light has been on for 2 days but the car runs perfect. What could it be?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Ferrari Master
  • 75,797 Answers

This is the Check Engine warning light (the light is required by law to be amber/yellow, it means that a problem or problems have been detected in the electronic engine control or the emission control system. this control system is called the OBD2 Electronic engine/emission control system. This system has over 200 possible faults that turn this warning light on, what needs to be done is to have the system scanned to see what fault codes are in the memory of the computer (called the PCM), it can be as easy as a defective or loose gas cap on up to Oxygen sensors failing, it is a long list, so the system scan is the very 1st thing that must be done to start the diagnosis.

Posted on Mar 18, 2011

2 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

jturcotte
  • 8142 Answers

SOURCE: yellow engine light comes on

Please see my tip at http://www.fixya.com/cars/r5932051-check_engine_light_check. These are generic instructions. If you get stuck or need specific instructions for your car, please get back to me with model, year and engine info.

Posted on Jan 19, 2011

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Engine service light stays on and won't change gear


it has water in the electrical connections. give it a day or two to dry put unless you can get to all the connections and dry them with compressed air

Apr 25, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Stalls, then engine shuts down...


One thing it could be is the fuel filter. It's about the only thing that won't cause an engine light to come on.

Jan 14, 2013 | 2002 GMC Yukon

1 Answer

2002 chrysler voyager runs rough then runs fine


have the mechanic look for a vaccum leak, and replace any old
vaccum lines, make sure the pvc valve is replaced.

Dec 04, 2012 | 2002 Chrysler Voyager

1 Answer

Engine light on , looses power


I suggest scanned the computer car in order to know what fault code is store there; just with this code could send other details.

Aug 20, 2012 | 1996 Toyota Corolla

1 Answer

My check engine light came on my dash. Audi 2004 2.7 TT


the problem can be caused by vacuum leaks .. in some engines the vacuum hoses pass above the engine where they can get very hot .. they crack, split or just leak .. this causes several bad things to happen including the secondary air injection problem (vacuum operated valves) ... on at least some cars like the passatt there is a vacuum hose kit available that replaces all the critical hoses .. maybe audi has the same type repair kit ..

Jun 30, 2010 | 2004 Audi allroad

1 Answer

HI, MY CAR START AND 2 SECONDS LATER DIES,,, THIS HAPPENS SOMETIMES, ANY IDEAS??? AFTER STARTS RUNS PERFECT NO PROBLEMS, NO CHECK ENGINE LIGHTS. THANKS....


bad fuel pump, bad relay, bad crank sensor, bad ignition module. Being a 13 year old car it could be anything. To start with you need to check for codes the same day this happens.

Jun 10, 2010 | 1997 Buick Century

1 Answer

Warning light yellow between the oil light battery light won't go off what does this light indicate


if it's an engine light( engine sign), get a diagnostic code scan to find out the problem
if it's drl, your day time running light relay box is bad
if it's ABS, u need a diagnostic scan

Oct 12, 2009 | 1997 Honda Accord

1 Answer

Hi I have 2000 BMW 320i. Lumpy idle when cold and oil light for


Your oil is a little low, and the timing may be off a bit but if it smooths out after warm it is probably ljust
low oil.

Jun 29, 2009 | 2000 BMW 3 Series

1 Answer

Yellow engine check light stays on


take the car to dealership and get them to cancel the fault memory of the engine control unit. Then if the warning light comes back on you will need a full diagnosis check to establish what is causing thefault.

May 15, 2009 | 2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class

Not finding what you are looking for?
2006 Ferrari F430 Logo

920 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ferrari Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22114 Answers

ROBERT GARCIA
ROBERT GARCIA

Level 3 Expert

881 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75797 Answers

Are you a Ferrari Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...