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Old 07-29-2017, 01:20 PM
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Check engine light came on

...last week. Will head to one of the auto parts stores this week to see what the code is. It came on a couple years ago but I don't remember the code. I cleared it and it's been fine until now. Keeping fingers crossed that it's just an anomaly. The gas cap was on tight so that wasn't it.
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Old 07-29-2017, 03:08 PM
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Pull codes and then take it from there....
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Old 08-25-2017, 11:57 AM
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...last week. Will head to one of the auto parts stores this week to see what the code is.
Was gone for 16 days right after I posted this so I didn't make it to Autozone.

I have an OBD-II connector that I used to take my car out of transport mode after I got it 2 years ago. Yesterday I downloaded some free OBD-II software. After configuring the software I took my laptop out to the car and plugged in the connector. Then the software would no longer recognize the connector. Fiddled around unplugging and re-plugging things in, re-initializing the software without any luck. Gave up and headed to Autozone and as I pulled out of the driveway, I see the CEL is no longer lit. Not sure what turned it off but it's off for now so I'm happy. FWIW I was experiencing no drivebility issues while it was on.
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Old 08-25-2017, 01:30 PM
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You probably still have a code stored, so it's a good idea to stop and have them read it. But report the code here as generic readers don't always interpret manufacturer codes correctly.
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