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Service engine soon light came on soon after I had a fuel injector replaced. The last 2 months I have put 2000 dollars into my 1999 Dodge Caravan. I checked my gas cap and it did not resolve the problem. What would you suggest.

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You first need to tell us what the error code (s) is. The injector and gas cap are two completely different issues. Get it scanned and come back with that information.

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Read more: http://engine-codes.com/p0172_dodge.html#ixzz35waruoIU


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With the Air/Fuel Mixture Ratio Self-Learning Control, the actual mixture ratio can be brought closely to the theoretical mixture ratio based on the mixture ratio feedback signal from the heated oxygen sensors 1. The Engine Control Module (ECM) calculates the necessary compensation to correct the offset between the actual and the theoretical ratios.
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