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1996 Buick Park Avenue Question: check engine light

 

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Visitor, 3.8L V6 Supercharged, Mount Airy, NC, April 19, 2011, 18:50

does anyone know where the check engine light is on a 96 buick park avenue supercharged ultra?And how to replace the bulb,seems its burned out and I can't see where it would be.automatically fails emissions if that light won;t come on....

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    April 19, 2011, 18:55
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    did you check fuse 10 in the instrument fuse panel to verify power to the light?? this would be a good start

    Roy

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    Visitor, April 19, 2011, 19:03

    No I haven't yet.If there is power to the light is the bulb across the top of the dash next to air bag and abs lights that light up at start?And how do you change it?

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    mastertech6371, April 19, 2011, 19:08
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    my suggestion is to get a flashlight and shine it on the dash to see where the light should be.
    the dash has to be removed as the socket is acessable from the rear of the dash assembly.

    Roy

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    Visitor, April 19, 2011, 19:22

    Thanks.Also the code came up on emissions test for evaporative control purge flow ...PO441 andP1655 Mfr controlled computer Ckt........Any Ideas on what to do for that?.....

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    mastertech6371, April 19, 2011, 19:30
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    both codes have to do with the evap system. make sure there is voltage to the purge and flow solenoids and see if they even work. you must apply a grounbd after the power is verified to make sure they operate. these issues can be be very involved hunting down powers and grounds.

    Roy

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    Visitor, April 19, 2011, 19:40

    hey thanks a lot. for the help!

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