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Old 11-26-2012, 05:30 PM
ard ard is offline
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You MUST get the actual fault codes...should be 4 alphanumeric characters, like 4D23 or 4EA2.... this will avoid the potential for confusion between what is really occuring and what the tech tells the service advisor and what HE tells youi.

It also give you data you need to keep track of what failures occur over time, should this become chronic.... there are many, many things that will cause this warning, and those symptoms- without precise codes we are wildly guessing.

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