It may be as simple as just needing new spark plugs, or it could be something much more serious. Good question, however, I do not know if we will ever find out the real answer. How much will this cost? I would also agree that a full service and tuneup be done. Went in was there 3 hours , came out car battery dead as a doornail , clicking sound only with no cranking. There may be a major problem with the engine or one of its components, but it's usually a minor issue. This is a 04 Nissan Sentra with 40 K miles on it.
I've had the car for about 4 mos. Tell them to check the fuel sending unit. Are these all the same sending units? I've had the car for about 4 mos. It is worth ruling out this common problem before proceeding to bring in the vehicle for an expensive service call. Its max speed was 5 mph.
To provide a better website experience, axleaddict. Therefore, another problem may exist. I looked at the article you mentioned as being similar, I found it to be very brief in comparison to mine. I just do not understand why we can not make things as good or better than overseas. I figured it out pretty quick but still scared me for a moment. I noticed when I was parking in my garage that I could smell fumes then a day later the light came on.
Don't get a hard on against it as it is a good thing once you understand it. I had transmission problems, but will keep quiet about it lest I jinx myself. Best place to find one? And they can be vastly different from manufacturer to manufacturer. You may take your car to an AutoZone or Advance Auto Parts and see if they will hook up a diagnostic computer for free it should be free. My service engine soon light came on like 3 weeks ago. Prior to this there were so many different and poor troubleshooting data from a check engine light problem that resolving the problem was much more difficult.
Nissan is asking me 400 to replace the throttle which is already new. I found a way to reset my 2002 manually. If the check engine light is flashing, that means there is a serious fault, such as cylinder misfiring, that requires immediate repair. I have a 2008 I bought new in Nov. Once you pump your gas in this manner, your light will begin to blink.
After diagosis engine head had a crack and water and oil was mixed up. Moreover will this solve my poor acceleration problem? Otherwise, it must be off, indicating no codes. Sometimes if you remove one of your battery cables, for approx. The majority of late model cars have a check engine light for the computer and a service engine soon light for required maintenance like oil changes. Immediately we assume the worst and fear a bill in the hundreds or thousands of dollars. Say Media We partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites.
You've ruled out the simple, common causes and your light is still on. Too many sensors relay data to computer. Remarketing Pixels We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites. Just curious, did you try just changing your gas cap? I was just suspect of the fuel because the light went on almost immediately after I put the gas in, then my sister told me of her friend's problem with the gas at that station. We do share some of the same terminology, but it's all common knowledge.
I am not concerned about the light after reading this. Anyway, problem is the check engine light. The light has popped up again. That diagnostic fee is supposed to cover all the troubleshooting steps associated with the code, not just plug in the code reader and push a button. The first step in the trouble shooting procedure according to the factory service manual is to unplug the connector and check for water and every time he has had this code, it was due to water in the connector. The report calls it throttle actuator to be replaced in the first page of the report. This was to get all the manufacturers onto a similar plane for troubleshooting and powertrain control.
I did this and after about 2 weeks; it happened again and the car was again towed to another mechanic's shop, he diagnosed it and said the Air Flow Sensor needs to be replaced. Light just came on again tonight with exact same code. Felt kinda dumb after, damn gas cap! Also when starting I have to hold the key I have had cam shift sensor, O2 uptake sensor, head gasket and fuel injectors replaced. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. AutoZone would have done that much for free.
I do not think it was the cap on mine at all. He has also had this code several times in the past. They will only run under certain criteria. Had a set of cables and knew a few people that tried to give me a jump, battery would not hold a charge at all!! Ten blinks indicates a zero. Using those codes the appropriate individual vehicle components or sub-systems often a sensor, circuit, and the like are tested to pinpoint the cause of the fault or the reason why the check engine light has illuminated. Am a total amateur and advise from a car pro will help me. Dealer had it about 8 times, actually wiped the computer and reprogrammed it from scratch, light still came on, same codes.