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Old 12-10-2004, 11:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, my check engine light came on yesterday and I'm going to have my mechanic read the code on Monday. I was just wondering if anyone has any thoughts on what it could be. I am still driving the car regardless, it seems to run and drive fine. I'm a little concerned, driving the car won't cause any further damage will it?

Its probably just the oxygen sensor, and I feel like a newb asking this, but I always become anal retentive when something like this happens. Any Ideas?Thanks guys!!
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Old 12-11-2004, 01:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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did you check to gas cap?it has to be on tight.it can trigger the check engine light and drive fine. it happen to me before when i found out it wasnt ontight.
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It does sound like an O2 sensor, how many miles you got on the clock? The recomended change interval for the aforementioned is 60-80K
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