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#1 (permalink) Old 01-31-2007, 12:20 AM
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check engine soon

how many different things could that mean? lol my light just came on....i dont wanna deal with the dealer here so i might drive abt an hour and i just wanna know before i decide


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Check your gas cap. Make sure it is tight.
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true ill try that actually for whatever reason my mpg has gone down abt 10 miles latley since it has come on


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Have the codes read an an Autozone. SOmething must be wrong that actually matters in order for your fuel efficiency to have gone down so much. I don't want to speculate without first having teh codes, but it may just be an oxygen sensor, although it feels like your car is new enough that it should not need one yet. Then again, I wouldn't have expected your alternator to crap out this soon either.

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My intake camshaft sensor crapped out around 65,000 miles. I saw a HUGE drop in fuel economy from that. Aside from the codes, any other symptoms?
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not really like one day i took a turn and shifted to 2nd and my enigine light came on and it started to drive shakey then turned it off and abt 3 days later light came back on but it drives fine....sigh i have to take it to the most fucked up dealer in texas couldnt get an apt til tuesday


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My symptoms were sporadic, but included: bad fuel economy; stalling engine; engine vibrations; lost horsepower. Good luck on the diagnosis. Maybe it's something as simple as an A/F imbalance.
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well shit the light it off now! wtffffffffffffffffffffffff


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if the signal stops reporting to the ecu that something is bad after a few start ups then the light will go off... maybe u just had some bad gas?
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"well shit the light it off now! wtffffffffffffffffffffffff"

Yup, mine did the same thing for about 3 weeks. Then it all went to hell in a hand basket.
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i'd have this checked asap. vanos may be failing.
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could be a ton of things, mine was the throttle position sensor....on my red car it was the alternator....on my buddies car he left the engine oil cap loose....

have the codes read anyway

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