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An acronym for "Check Engine Light" warning light on a vehicle's dashboard.

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CEL comes on when using fuel with ethanol

I have 3 Ford vehicles: a 2001 Taurus, a 2006 Taurus, and a 2008 Explorer. All of them have V6 engines. The check engine light for all 3 comes on at times. If I use gasoline without ethanol, the CEL ...
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2000 Mercury Marquis Check Engine Light Issue

I have a 2000 Mercury Marquis. When the temps were -20+ I went out and started the car often letting it run at 20 minute intervals. On the last day of the cold spell the check engine light stayed on. ...
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Car jerking over 2500 RPM

I have a 2006 Chrysler PT cruiser. Sometimes my check engine light comes on and when it does my car starts to jerk if you go past 2500 RPM. And then out of nowhere it stops doing it and the check ...
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Overwhelming the Eng. management system, is there specific course of action to recover faster

Citroen C4 2005, Petrol, UK Yesterday I managed to overwhelm my car (for the second time I've been having it, first time was about half an year go). What happened was I was at a rather busy stop ...
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Downstream O2 sensor shows lean but LTFT is negative

I have a 2011 Chevy Traverse with a P2099 CEL that I can't get to go away. I used an OBD scanner to watch the live O2 and fuel trim data. The downstream O2 sensor on bank 2 (side that P2099 refers to) ...
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2001 Camry P1135 Cause

Sorry in advance for the long post. My check engine light in my 2001 Camry 4cyl recently came on with code P1135. Google shows that this is usually a faulty sensor. However, I noticed on some posts ...
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1UZ-FE 89-94 Lexus Sc400 low rpm and shaking with AC turned on

Friends. Seeking for help with my 1993 SC400 / Soarer 4.0L, Automatic gearbox, equipped with first revision of 1uz-fe Car was standing for last 7 years, later we begun restoration process. -- the ...
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EMS light and lack of power

I have a Volvo s40 1.6D. I left engine running on idle for 20mins or longer, then drove off. At this point the car lacked acceleration but still able to run at 70mph and idle as smooth as normal. EMS ...
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peugeot 207 cc depollution system faulty when roof down

My wife's peugeot 207 cc is showing "depollution system faulty" and the engine management light comes on but this only when the roof down, also seems to be missing on a cylinder ???? I also borrowed ...
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My car is running very poorly when I start my 1994 Buick Century

My car is running very poorly when I start my 1994 Buick Century for the first time every day. It will stall out especially at a stop, but starts right back up and it stutters. Plus, the service ...
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Broken catalytic converter 7 engine damage

I have a 2017 vehicle that after 2,500 miles had the check engine light go on and went into limp mode. After 3 times in 2 different dealerships, it was diagnosed with a broken catalytic converter. I ...
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2011 Honda CRZ - Check IMA System Alert

I have had Check IMA System light/warning coming up frequently on my 2011 Honda CRZ. The thing is that it goes away for few days and comes back again. There is no pattern here. I tried to read the ...
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check engine Light 2015 Nissan Sentra - Needed help in Engine Diagnosis

I am doing check engine light diagnosis on my 2015 Nissan Sentra. Here the ODB Scanner Report Based on report - It says MAF sensor wiring (it might be bad) I have tested my MAF sensor wiring by ...
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In between oil changes,car ran out of oil,causing check engine light to come on and the camshaft timing sensor code

So,I get regular oil changes in my 2018 Hyundai elantra, but never thought to check oil levels between changes. My car started to stall going up hills when rpms got below 1000. Took it to a shop and ...
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2015 Subaru WRX Check Engine Light

The check engine light on my WRX just came on yesterday, along with a batch of other lights. I bought it new, follow the recommended maintenance schedule, and haven't had any other major issues. ...
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Civic inspire s 2003 possible reason for lean fuel? P0171

I have little practical knowledge but am willing to learn. The check engine light keeps coming on, sometimes it goes out on its own but then comes back on.I would like to try and fix the problem ...
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Check engine light error

My 06 Buick LaCrosse 3.8L has a check engine light that says that the MAP has a low voltage, so I checked the air filter. It was clean, then I changed out the MAP and the check engine light went off ...
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Opel astra H 1.6 16v 2006 battery and check engine light

I have an Astra H 2006 1.6 16V, and battery light and "check engine light" came on so I took it to the mechanic (in Sweden). They said it was an alternator problem (which I also thought to be the ...
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Hyundai accent 2012 check engine light

my accent 2012 check engine light flashing until car warmed up in the morning, then it's turned off after 2 minutes, I have changed the spark plugs and ignition coils, but still have the issue, also ...
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Check engine light won't stay off

I've attempted to get my check engine light fixed a couple times and at each repair facility they've scanned the code and told me it was a bad oxygen sensor. I had the oxygen sensor replaced at both ...
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Check engine Light P2181: 2008 Audi A4 2.0T Convertible

2008 Audi A4 2.0T convertible Car has been to body shop to repair the bumper as it pulled off during parking incident. After I got car repaired this Check Engine Light came. P2181: Coolant System ...
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Unexplained Low LTFT on my Mazda cx7 2.3 turbocharged

So, it started when i got CEL with code p0172: system too rich bank1. I took the car to the mazda dealer, they said you need to replace MAF sensor. I agreed and got the new sensor installed. Now CEL ...
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Need help fast with my truck please

My 1994 dodge Dakota v8 starts fine and ildes fine. If I drive for about 10m my engine light comes on and my code for the 02 sensor goes off. My truck is straight piped and has no cat it has a steel ...
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350z limp mode and low oil

My 350z went into limp mode while I was highway driving, and the check engine light came on. I noticed that the oil was nearly nonexistent, and added oil. The car still wouldn't get out of limp mode. ...
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2011 Chevy Malibu ltz gas intake issues with check engine light

The Check Engine Light came on and diagnosis came back. It has to do with the gas tank intake, it does not want to take gas when refilling the tank. It takes some then quits. It take 30 minutes or ...
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Difference between black and blue eml327 diagnostic tool

I've recently bought an Alfa Romeo 147 1.6TS 2001 105hp(77kw), and the previous owner had an instrument, or gauge, or mileage table replaced along with electrical window and mirror button table on ...
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Engine light came on my nissan note car while driving

I have an issue with my nissan note e12 car while I was driving my engine light came on I take the car to scan and the scan said airbag error it was reset but after driving again the engine light ...
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First Oil Change - I messed up!

Okay, so I did my first ever oil change on my own this week and had a scary experience. I drained and then added the oil as I should and when I checked it after bringing the engine in operating temp, ...
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Car Stalls After Running AC Heating System

My 2011 Nissan Rogue is stalling out on me. The first time this happened was after going over a speed bump in heavy snow - I sent it to a garage and they told me that there were "No OBD Codes To ...
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Have 07 cobalt ls check engine light on and now will only do 45 to 60 mph

Check engine light on cobalt came on and now will only do 45 to 60 mph any ideas
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2022 Benelli TNT 135

Hello I am having issues with my bike starting. It only wants to start when it is jumped off and will ride pretty decent but shuts off if you slow down after a while to park. Also the engine light has ...
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I have an Izuzu NPR and have a warning light the is showing exhaust stack error. Any idea of what that might be

I have a 2002 Izuzu NPR with a light on the dashboard. I looked it up and it is saying it is a stack error. Any idea of what I am looking for? I bought the truck used and no manuals came with it.
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How to diagnose Mercedes E320 ESP warning?

My 2007 Mercedes W211 E320 CDI bottomed out on a deeply rutted road this past weekend, now I'm getting an ESP (traction control) inoperative warning on the dash. I've had a look underneath and there's ...
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2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trans over temp

Red Lightning bolt, engine light, trans over temp, occasionally problems with starting. About 3 weeks ago, one day I started my car, (it was cold) and I dint wait for it to warm up like I usually ...
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Suzuki swift 2011 p0403 with current malfunction error

Suzuki swift 2011 have p0403 with current malfunction error, all 6 wires are working fine and i replaced egr valve also. But still showing p0403 and engine have small missing on slow running. How to ...
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Turn vehicle off then on again and the right blinker is automatically on switch wasnt on when i switched car off

I turn my car on and then the right blinker is switched on . Why is that and the dash flashes aswell. It wasnt on when turned ignition off and the engine light is on aswell but still not flasing ...
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Error code 58 on my Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 e9f 2009

Wot is error code 58 and how to fix it, my bike has been running great for around 17000 mils but now when I start it it runs fine but won't rev it's like limp mode,my bike has aftermarket exhaust ...
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Sudden rattling during acceleration, check engine light

I am trying to diagnose a problem, that suddenly occurred with my dci 2.0 Nissan Qashqai +2. During acceleration, I heard a strange noise, after which the motor started sounding completely ...
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06 Toyota Avalon Sensor positions

Looking for help diagnoising a couple issues with my Avalon. I have some codes coming up, bad crankshaft sensor and bad camshaft sensor. I also have the cel, vsc, and trac light on. I tried replacing ...
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Check engine light on at 140km/h

I just bought an used Alfa Romeo 147 1.6TS 120cp. At high speed like 140km/h the car doesn't go more fast and the engine light is showing. After some short time the check engine is no more there. I ...
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Engine light turn off sometimes and sometimes stays on

When I turn on the ignition of car, it shows the light of oil, battery and engine. Sometimes it tun off and sometimes stay on. When it turn off the car starts easily. when engine light stays on, car ...
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Temporary CEL when going uphill in overdrive at highway speed

I took a very long trip yesterday with a 1990 celica (4afe 1.6L 5spd) which I have owned for a few years. I guess the roads were more hilly than I could feel usually, because in overdrive going 60mph ...
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