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Anyway to read out codes on a 97 sunfire , with out having a scanner ?

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As far as I know there is no way to read codes without a scanner ( at least with anything made after '96 ). your best bet is to go to one of the larger autoparts stores (advance, autozone, pep boys, etc..) most of these places have scanners for store use and will scan your car for you as a free service, and will most of the time offer to turn the light off for you if you would like.

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