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Jan
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comment EVAP System or faulty CEL?
At this point I really should just get one so I can check it myself and any future incidents. Most look to be under $100 and can probably pay for themselves in the right circumstances.
Jan
10
comment EVAP System or faulty CEL?
I was told by Autozone, Goodyear, and a car geek friend of mine that if the CEL is no longer on the code can't be pulled? My thought is that the CEL being permanently on is the biggest problem if I choose not to fix it, for the exact reasons you outlined. I have a local independent repair man that I should probably contact at this point.
Jan
10
comment EVAP System or faulty CEL?
Yeah I know there are, unfortunately the shop i took it to didnt write the codes on the parts estimate form and the exact time I went to drive to Autozone to get the code read is when the light turned off on its own. If it turns on again I will get it checked right away.
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Jan
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comment EVAP System or faulty CEL?
Figured as much but thought I would try asking around a bit more anyways. Thanks for the help though.
Jan
10
comment EVAP System or faulty CEL?
Now I had heard the gas cap theory before as well, but that doesnt fit because i hadnt gotten gas between when it was on and turned itself off. I thought the light would only turn off if it were reset with one of those car computer diagnostic tools, hence being confused. Also, I know its probably frowned upon if not illegal to manually reset the code with a scanner but...is it possible? It seems like the cheapest solution to a car that will be scrapped in a few years.
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