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My check engine light started flashing in my 02 Honda

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my check engine light started flashing in my 02 Honda odyssey
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: It's not running rough or anything. it has a previous vacuum leak but no other issues. Just started flashing today.
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Fixitman replied 10 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** you for the question. A flashing check engine lights typically means that the engine has a misfire. If you do not feel anything then it may be something subtle like a worn spark plug. You need to start by having the computer scanned for codes to see which cylinder it is. Most auto parts stores will do this for free. If you have this done bring me the codes and I can tell you what is going on.