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Check Engine light Question

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by Chomag, Jun 27, 2008.

  1. Jun 27, 2008 at 2:44 PM
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    Chomag

    Chomag [OP] Well-Known Member

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    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.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Jun 27, 2008 at 2:56 PM
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    tacoskim

    tacoskim Tuned By Gadget

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    do you have any mods done to ur truck?
     
  3. Jun 27, 2008 at 2:57 PM
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    tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Moderator

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    are you positive its the check engine light and not the service engine soon light??? just wondering.
     
  4. Jun 27, 2008 at 2:57 PM
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    Chomag

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    That I do, I have a Flowmaster 40 muffler put in. None other then that though.
     
  5. Jun 27, 2008 at 2:59 PM
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    Chomag

    Chomag [OP] Well-Known Member

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    IT is... Well was the check engine light lol
     
  6. Jun 27, 2008 at 3:04 PM
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    tacomaman06

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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.
     
  7. Jun 27, 2008 at 3:07 PM
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    Chomag

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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.
     
  8. Jun 27, 2008 at 3:10 PM
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    tacoskim

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    when was the last time u got service on ur truck?
     
  9. Jun 27, 2008 at 3:10 PM
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    Chomag

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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!
     
  10. Jun 28, 2008 at 4:15 AM
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    Janster

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    What year truck and how many miles?
     
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