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Old 05-05-2003, 07:06 PM
suginami suginami is offline
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I was under the impression that the check engine light will illuminate only if a fault code has been tripped that affects smog emissions. At least it works this way on my car, but it is OBD-I.
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2001 E430, Bourdeaux Red, Oyster interior.
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