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CHECK ENGINE LIGHT CAME ON WHILE DRIVING, CAR DIED , FOUND OIL IN 3 OF THE PLUGS REPLACED VALVE COVER GASKET AND RINGS AND PLUGS TRIED 2 START BUT NO SPARK, DID CODE RECOVERY W/ IGNITION KEY. THE BEEPS WERE "1" "2" "5" "5" WHAT DOES THIS MEAN???

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  • cesaro Sep 09, 2008

    The CHECK ENGINE LIGHT CAME ON,you can also notice that it´s not working properly as the motor does not run smoothly like usual.
    Here in chile South America it´s very tough to find somone that could take a look at it an really tell me what´s going on or how to fix it.

    My email address is cesaro_cesaro@yahoo.es
    I would really apreciate somone who could help me as I am very worride that somthing major could happen.

    Best Regards,

    Cesar Riquelme


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What year is your car and what engine? That makes a lot of difference. What the pulses should indicate is a code 12 is stored (code 55 is usually an "all clear" code, meaning that the ECU is done reading out the codes that are stored). If you got only a 55, it would mean you have no codes. 1255 means that 12 is the only code you have stored.

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