2000 Suzuki Esteem Q&A
2000 Suzuki Esteem Question: CHECK ENGINE
The Check Engine light should come on when the ignition is turned on but extinguish when the engine starts and runs. If the light stays with the engine running the computer in your car sees a fault with the emission control system that needs to be diagnosed by plugging a scan tool into a 16 pin diagnostic socket under the dash of your car. this article can help http://repairpal.com/check-engine-light - patrick mannion
My check engine is on yet my car is running fine with no signs of anything wrong.
my car after engine warms up and driving around 30-40minutes begins to act like it wants to sputter. Tach needle wants to drop below 900rpm when at traffic light. Recently had tune-up/fuel injectio...
...re sensitive to fuel quality. Using fuel of marginal quality can result in illumination of the Check Engine Light with misfire or oxygen sensor fault codes stored.
I can start the car and let it idle in the driveway for 10 minutes. Solid 900 to 1K RPM. Even tried driving it back and forth in the driveway putting some load on the engine. Solid. As soon as I go...
Check engine light came on, know that it's the EGR valve (diagnostic code). Suspect the valve gasket cover...