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Discussion of maintaining your engine, transmission, differentails, rear ends, and mods associated with "driveline" parts..

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Old 01-05-2011, 11:24 PM   #1
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CEL turned off. Problem solved?

I was driving today and the CEL came on. First I retightened the gas cap.

After an hour later, the CEL turned off.

I thought once a CEL is tripped it stays on until you reset the ECU or by using an OBD reader to cancel the light.

Since the light turned off, can I conclude that infact it was caused by the gas cap?

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Yes, until it comes back on the next time?
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Old 01-07-2011, 12:50 AM   #3
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they stay on and check if the problem is still present, if its not present for X amount of key cycles/ X amount of checks then the MIL turns off.
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The code should still be in the memory. Check with a reader what the code is.
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