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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-24-2008, 10:52 AM Thread Starter
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Check engine light?

My check engine light came on this morning, the only thing I can think it might be is my oil life is at 39%.
Does the engine light come on when oil life is below 40%? Or am I going to have to head to the shop?

I haven't got a manual so I can't read about it.

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My check engine light came on this morning, the only thing I can think it might be is my oil life is at 39%.
Does the engine light come on when oil life is below 40%? Or am I going to have to head to the shop?

I haven't got a manual so I can't read about it.
No, it wouldn't come on for 39% oil life. Just go to Autozone and have them use a code reader. They won't charge you anything. It could always be something as simple as a loose gas cap.

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yep, autozone will let you read the code for free and then go from there...tell us what is and see if we can help
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I would always seem to get a CEL after the dealer had it, they always came back with "loose gas cap"


I no longer go to the dealer and haven't had a CEL yet......


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Take it to an autozone, advanced, etc.

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Yeah they have great service there, and are really helpful...

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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-24-2008, 08:21 PM
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i always make sure i get four clicks outta my cap before i start the vehicle after the dealerhad it, or i filled up
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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-25-2008, 01:43 AM Thread Starter
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Well it threw a code P0420. Says it's a catalyst efficiency low-bank 1.
Could be either a bad catalytic converter, engine misfire, vacuum leak, or oil leak into exhaust valve guide seals.

So, it's going in on Monday for a check-up.

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