What does a blinking check engine light indicate where to start looking for an engine miss?
== == You need a diagnostic download tool that will tell you the actual stored memory codes, which is the first step in fixing the problem. These tools are about $130 USD to buy, or you can go a licensed gagage and have the technician do it, for a price. By having the test done by a tech you will not be guessing as to what the problem is, and throwing money at it trying to get it fixed. Spend the money for the test, and know for sure what is wrong with the car. Then have it fixed and be happy. Many autoparts stores now offer to read those codes for free. Of course they're hoping that you'll buy any needed parts from them. I use Autozone for this virtually every time to find out what the car is complaining about. I agree using Auto zone or Advanced Auto. They read and cleared my code for free. CEL stayed on all the time on my 2001 Windstar. Turned out to be the EGR sensor I replaced.
If the coolant temp light is blinking and you just put a new sensor in it then why is the light still blinking on a 96 Saturn sl2 should i be looking elsewhere?
Generally that means that the engine has "thrown a code", meaning that you need to plug in a code reader to find out what the onboard computer is trying to tell you. Many of the auto parts stores have code readers that you can use at their premises but depending on the year and make of the vehicle it might be worth your time to buy a code reader to figure out what's going on…
If the check engine light is blinking with the engine running , a spark plug misfire has been detected - get it scanned for trouble codes in order to diagnose and then repair the problem as soon as possible . If you don't , and continue driving with the check engine light blinking , you risk damaging your catalytic converter
Just to the shop for diagnosing and repair ( try not to accelerate briskly ) A blinking check engine light means that a misfire has been detected The vehicle will need to be scanned for any trouble codes to diagnose and then repair the problem . If you were to continue driving and just ignore the blinking check engine light you can cause damage to the catalytic converter which would cost you a lot more…
Why does your check engine light blink on and off and the engine start sputtering on your ford windstar 2003?
Check engine light on steady = have your vehicle checked. If it is blinking = have your vehicle checked now. ============================================= Just adding to the answer : If your check engine light is blinking that means that an engine cylinder misfire has been detected . You can drive it in for repair , just avoid any rapid acceleration or deceleration because you can damage the catalytic converter
You will need to get the codes scanned anf find out what code you have. Around here Autozone does it for free. Once you have the code then you have a beginning point to diagnose the reason the check engine light came on. What is worrisome is the check engine light is blinking. If the Check engine light is on solid then, generally, the problem isn't usually a big deal. If the light is blinking…
Check engine light blinking on your 1998 f150 4.6L and engine is hesitating a lot any suggestions would help thanx?
Why is the check engine light blinking on a 2004 ford ranger XLT an whit smoke is coming out the exhaust?
If your check engine light is blinking , an engine cylinder misfire has been detected Have your vehicle scanned for any trouble codes to help diagnose and repair the problem You can drive the vehicle in for repair , just avoid any rapid acceleration or deceleration because you can damage the catalytic converter