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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Chrysler
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Experience:  ASE Master & Advanced level certified, Chrysler Master Certified, Trans and Hybrid Specialist
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Check engine light came on and mechanic said that someone

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Check engine light came on and mechanic said that someone had cut and spiced a wire leading into the computer which prevented him from scanning for problem codes. Vehicle runs fine.
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: stays on
JA: What is the model/year of your Chrysler?
Customer: 2002 PT Cruiser
JA: Are you fixing your PT Cruiser yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Not tried anything. Just had a mechanic try to run a scan for diagnositic codes
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 10 days ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

I'd recommend using the built in code read feature, which you can see in the video I made here.

If you can let me know what codes are present I can give you possible causes.