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Service engine light on,service engine soon???

(1999 Ford Escort)
in Venice, FL on December 24, 2010
recebtly came on,has not done so for many months;last time mechanic( Tuffy ) re-set the computer and said to drive on.
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on December 25, 2010
Yeah, resetting the computer and driving on never fixes it. Sounds like you probably could use a more qualified mechanic, unfortunately.

It could be coming on from something as simple as a loose fuel cap.

A diagnosis must be performed, starting by pulling the codes from the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). Good luck and happy holidays!
on May 06, 2011
1999 ford escort sputters when applying gas, can you tell me why?
on May 06, 2011
It can be from a air intake issue, a fuel pressure issue, a vacuum leak... A test will be needed to find out what is going on.
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