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"Check Engine" light appearing (pls help!!) (archive)

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Posted by ptm3 on January 04, 2000 at 13:11:45:

-10/1995 Cosmos Black/Black
-stock engine

I just noticed this yesterday. As I was sitting at a light, the yellow Check Engine light came on. I pressed the Check button on the OBC, said everything was OK. I turned off the engine and started it back up (getting nervous as I started to think of the $$$ this may cost). It reappeared a few minutes later - sh*t!! I drove it back home and parked it for a few hours. Later that night I took it on a 20 mile drive, didn't come on once. No noticeable smell or anything abnormal.

Is there cause for concern here? Where should I begin under the hood? Got to go get a state inspection anyway, should I spend the money for my mechanic to investigate?

Can also e-mail.

Thanks for the help,
Paul



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