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Old 08-27-03, 12:59 PM
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Unhappy check engine

I have a '90 toyota pickup V6. I've never had a problem with it and have changed the oil every 3000 mis. However, today the chech engine light went on. I cahnged the oil and checked all fluids, but it stayed on. Any ideas what it could be? It hasn't been tuned up in a long time...could this be a possibility?
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Old 08-27-03, 01:30 PM
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Follow the procedure in to extract the trouble codes (that is why the light is on). Post here what you find.
Old 08-27-03, 02:48 PM
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Well, i went to the website, but found it somewhat confusing. However, i followed the info for clearing the trouble codes and...the check engine light is off...YEAH HOO!!!, but the car won't start...only kiddin'
Old 08-27-03, 03:55 PM
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Don't celebrate too soon, as soon as the condition that set the code repeats, the light will be back.

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