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2005 gallant. failed inspection cause check engine light

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2005 gallant. failed inspection cause check engine light does not go on when car started. they said this means light not working solution?
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: no. doesn't go on at all even when you start car. that is why they said not working.
JA: What is the model of your '05 Mitsubishi?
Customer: not sure. just bought used. sedan. is there an es? I think that's it
JA: Are you fixing your Sedan yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: have not tried anything yet
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: that's it
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 11 months ago.

Hi, I'm Ron and I will be helping you today.

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 11 months ago.

Either the instrument cluster is bad or the computer is bad.

You will need to run one test first with a scan tool set in bidirectional mode that you manually turn on the light.

This will tell us which is bad.

Thanks, Ron