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Check engine & traction control lights on

2002 9-3 SE 2.0t Conv-Lights came on in traffic-reset with scan tool, and cleaned Mass air flow sensor-lights came back on. Replaced mass air flow sensor-reset lights.  Came back on again.  Vehicle runs fine.  Tough to start, but once it warms up no problem. any suggestions.

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  • jrgcjg Jan 03, 2009

    I am having the same problem. I had the computer reprogrammed and it fixed it for about 200 miles. Then I had the computer rebuilt and it ran for about 250 miles, now it is back in the shop. It is a 2001 93 Viggen.

  • Anonymous May 11, 2010

    Which lights come on? ABS light, check engine light and so on?

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    When I start my 2000 escape it splitters and coughs. once the car warms up or you drive it,the sputtering goes away, runs fine, no lose of power.I can park it come back hours it doesn't do it if the temp of the escape isn't cold its about 32deg outside rate now . Had the mass air flow sensor replaced was good for 2 weeks now it's doing it again



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It might be the water temperature sensor for the brain not reading the right temperature, causes wrong parametres in the warming up periode, and then the diagnostic lamp will show.

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