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#374 of 383 check engine light in my Acura 3.0 Cl
Sep 07, 2006 (4:40 pm)
The check engine light just came on while driving my 1997 3.0 CL. It has 99,000 miles and I'm planning to drive it for at least another 100k miles. The owner's manual tells me that it may be problem with the emission control sensor. I don't want to take it to the dealer because I've been ripped off in the past. Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thanks.
#375 of 383 Re: check engine light in my Acura 3.0 Cl [futbol1]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
Sep 08, 2006 (6:16 am)
You probably should post that question here:
Check Engine Light Topic
You can usually get your car's computer codes read for free at Autozone. Without the code, you're in the dark.
#376 of 383 Re: check engine light in my Acura 3.0 Cl [Mr_Shiftright]
Sep 08, 2006 (8:56 am)
Thanks for the info Mr Shiftright. I checked with autozone in Miami, Dade county, Florida. For some reason Dade County doesn't allow Autozone to check for codes. However, Autozone is allowed to do it at the next county, Broward. In Dade county, Autozone will rent the computer to you for $78.00. Once you do it yourself you return the computer and get a refund. I found a place in Miami that will check the codes for free. I plan to do it today. Thanks.
#377 of 383 Re: check engine light in my Acura 3.0 Cl [futbol1]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
Sep 08, 2006 (10:00 am)
there you go--post the results in the Check Engine Light topic then.
#378 of 383 led upgrade
Sep 15, 2006 (5:19 am)
I have a 2002 Lincoln LS and am wanting to replace incondescent bulbs with LED's. I have found that my car is sending pulsed current to my bulbs wnen the car is not running. The LED's actually pulse about 15-20 times per second. This is not noticable in the inc. bulbs because of the slowness of the cooling of the element.
Does anyone have a reason for this? Anyone you can suggest I speak with. ALSO, do I have to return to this forum to find responses to my question, or do I merely sign in?
#379 of 383 Re: check engine light in my Acura 3.0 Cl [futbol1]
Sep 17, 2006 (5:05 pm)
I had the computer hooked up to my CL at Giant Tire in Miami. Result: Code PO401, Insufficient EGR flow detected. It can be corrected at the dealer for over $1000. Or maybe replace the catalytic converter for a cheaper price. The mechanic said that if the car is running good wait until you detect any problem then look for a solution.
#382 of 383 can't find this thread
Oct 11, 2006 (8:06 am)
I'm looking for the topic "to fix or junk" I found to fix or trade up. but it was an old topic from the old forum.