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#1 (permalink) Old 06-06-2005, 11:00 AM
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Does anyone else have this problem? If it is a problem :P

When I first got my car ('94 325) the engine check light came on because my water pump had gone. I took it to get fixed and since it's come back the engine check light doesn't come on when I start the car!! Also when I test the gauges by holding the trip down and turning the key it doesn't come on either.

What's going on? Or am I worring about nothing

Ps when I switch the ignition on I get the following lights under the speedo:

Brake Pads
Handbrake
Transmission
Brake Hydraulics
ABS

They all go aff after a couple of seconds
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The check engine light should come on during starting and go out as normal. If your mechanic didn't notice this, find another. I would certainly question them about it. If you can replace it, do so. If it is still on demand an answer from the machanic.

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yea the light should come one. Either the bulb burnt out or it was intentionally removed... pull the cluster and check out the bulb situation

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