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Old 10-26-2010, 07:11 PM
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Hi all,

took the plunge, bought the car for a grand. But now have a check engine light and all the red indicators lit up. Like to find out how to find and diagnose the error codes and then release them.

Any ideas?
The routine inspection lights are probably on because no one reset them for many, many miles. Do a search and you'll find the procedure. Washer fluid is no big deal. I don't know if there's any on board diagnosis capabilities. Does it run poorly? What are the symptoms? Disconnecting the battery sometimes resets the light.
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