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2000 galant es cel was cleared and did not come on drove 60

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2000 galant es cel was cleared and did not come on drove 60 miles no cel turned car off restarted cel comes on
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  Roy replied 9 months ago.

good afternoon my name is ***** ***** I will assist

what was the code???

clearing a code does nothing as you need to diag the failur, perform repairs and then the light can be cleared

lets start with the code

Roy

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
my question is why does the cel stay out after clearing . drove car 60 miles no light. shut off restarted cel came on.
Expert:  Roy replied 9 months ago.

because after you cleared the light, the pcm is trying to adjust to compensate for the failure. once it cannot do it, then it sets the code

Expert:  Roy replied 9 months ago.

are you there

Expert:  Roy replied 9 months ago.

do you need any more help????

Expert:  Roy replied 9 months ago.

do you need any more help????