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Isuzu Trooper: Check engine light comes on intermittently.

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Check engine light comes on intermittently. Have checked gas cap seemed to stop for a while but stays on now. Have had problems on and off with gas cap and chk eng lite coming on. 114600 mls. 2001 Trooper. Last oil change 112k. Have kept it running in tip top shape since 2001. No probs except change pcv valve 2 yrs ago. Any clues?

tims auto repair :

hi

tims auto repair :

do you have the computer codes?

tims auto repair :

sense the engine light does come on..there are codes stored

tims auto repair :

are you there?

JACUSTOMER-uhpdf9x1- :

no codes./

JACUSTOMER-uhpdf9x1- :

yes I'm here. No diagnostics run. Haven't been to get diagnostics

JACUSTOMER-uhpdf9x1- :

Are you still with me?

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

why the bad service rating
?

tims auto repair :

i am still working with you

JACUSTOMER-uhpdf9x1- :

I need an answer. I've got you on 2 different screens with no answer. Been waiting 15 mins

tims auto repair :

i replied at 11;26

tims auto repair :

do you still want my thoughts?

JACUSTOMER-uhpdf9x1- :

Yes please

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

does it seem to run well?

JACUSTOMER-uhpdf9x1- :

it runs very well so smooth I don't feel it running. no misses or stalls

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

sense the engine light is on

tims auto repair :

and it does run well

tims auto repair :

you will need to scan it

tims auto repair :

to get the codes

tims auto repair :

these codes will give a clue to your problem

tims auto repair :

if you dont have a scanner

tims auto repair :

auto zone and most parts stores will scan it and give you the codes for free

tims auto repair :

sense it runs well

tims auto repair :

there is no way to give you a good diagnoses without the codes

tims auto repair :

with that being said

tims auto repair :

i dont think it is a serious problem

tims auto repair :

but,,you do need to check it out

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