Posts Tagged "check engine light"

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why didn't replacing the oxygen sensor solve the check engine light problem

A Check Engine Light That Won't Give Up


Craig's F-150 refuses to believe that its 02 sensor has been replaced. What gives?

Honda Civic accelerator has a delayed response

Any Hope for a 1991 Honda Civic Wagon?


Lynnette's old Honda Civic has an intermittent hesitation problem that has her mechanic stumped. Can Car Talk help?

What is a misfiring cylinder

Josh's Engine is Misfiring and He's Got Questions.


Boy does he have questions. What does it mean that cylinders are misfiring? And what is bank 1? And why is the check engine light flashing?Car Talk explains, right here.

Mazda Protege engire misfires when wet

What's Causing Periodic Engine Misfire?

Jim hit a big puddle a while back, and now his engine misfires when it's rainy or humid. Can Car Talk help him out? 
why didn't my car tell me it was overheating before the head gasket blew

Missed Signals and the Overheating Taxi


Russ's taxi just blew its head gasket and he wants to know whether he missed any warning signals that could have prevented it. Tom and Ray say there were plenty of warning signals and want to know why Russ chose to ignore them all. Find out where Russ went wrong, right here. 

The Check Engine Light: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

The most common response to a glowing dashboard warning is...using any means necessary to turn the light off. That's human nature. But the check engine and airbag warnings actually come on for a reason.

Check-engine light flickering but mechanic said it was the gas cap. Problem?

I have a Oldsmobile with miles on it At about miles the check engine light came on and stayed on until I took it to the dealer later they told me the problem was a loose gas cap They turned...

What do those pricey oxygen sensors do anyway?

We own a VW Golf with only miles on it The engine warning light came on and stayed on We took it to our dealer who said it was the front oxygen sensor It cost to fix A week later...

What could be causing my speedometer to fail and the "check engine light" to come on?

I have a Jeep Cherokee with four-wheel drive and the liter straight six I love it However occasionally the speedometer fails to register and the check engine light comes on This usually occurs on the first trip of the day...

The "check engine light" comes on every once in a while but my mechanic says everything checks out. Should I worry?

I drive an ' Dodge Colt I have a question about my little treasure After I drive my car for about a mile the Check Engine light comes on It goes out again within five minutes This happens just about...


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