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Old 06-27-2008, 03:44 PM   #1
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Check Engine light Question

Hey peeps,

My check Engine light came on early this morning while I was heading off to work. So when I got home I flipped threw the manual and followed what might be causing it such as checking the fugal cap. However the light stayed on. So I jumped on here and found out from you guys that I could go get the codes checked for free at Autozone.

Anyway, before I started getting ready to head off to Autozone something possessed me to disconnect the battery while I went to go get showered off. Well a long story short- I reconnected the battery and now the check light is no longer lit. Now I know what you might be thinking, and wondering what I might be worried about then. Well other then checking the Fuel cap I didn't do anything else to fix what may have created the malfunction.

Do you guys have any idea what it could have been causing the check engine light to indicate a malfunction? Might I of screwed up the computer by reseting it leaving me with no codes to get checked out, or would the computer still show me a malfunction if there was still an issue. I just hope it wont come back to bite me later on.

Maybe all this worry is all for nothing and whatever it is is now somehow corrected, I just would like to know of your thoughts and advice you might have.

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do you have any mods done to ur truck?
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are you positive its the check engine light and not the service engine soon light??? just wondering.
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That I do, I have a Flowmaster 40 muffler put in. None other then that though.
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are you positive its the check engine light and not the service engine soon light??? just wondering.
IT is... Well was the check engine light lol
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IT is... Well was the check engine light lol
hmmm.....not sure then. if it comes on again......get autozone to pull the codes and we can go from there.
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One thing to side note that I forgot to mention, was that I noticed that my engine coolent level was very low ( pretty far below the low level mark in the reservor) could that may have been a cause the warning light? I havn't filled it up though, but I'll for sure be doing this as soon as I head back into town.
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when was the last time u got service on ur truck?
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hmmm.....not sure then. if it comes on again......get autozone to pull the codes and we can go from there.
Yeah, I believe you are probably right. I think I am just being a bit over protective over my new baby lol. If it happens to come back on again I'll just do that.

Thanks a ton though!
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Yeah, I believe you are probably right. I think I am just being a bit over protective over my new baby lol. If it happens to come back on again I'll just do that.

Thanks a ton though!
What year truck and how many miles?
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