Re: Check Engine Light 3.8L 1994 Ford Taurus
In article <Xns96C0922E14D5pettyfogery@220.127.116.11>, Backyard Mechanic <email@example.com> wrote:
>carolyn007 <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
>> The check engine light comes on every once in a while on my 1994 Ford
>> Taurus GL with a 3.8L engine. I have been having to add transmission
>> fluid to the car, I make the levels do not go below the cross-hatched
>> area on the dipstick.
>> Could this make the check engine light come on? It will come on either
>> driving up a hill or going down a hill. I live in a mountainous area
>> and there really isn't any flat areas.
>Well, Carolyn... if the lite comes on, there will be a code stored.
>Find an autoparts store that reads out codes and post them here... do NOT
>just let them sell you the fix.
>Do not just accept their definition, post the exact codes.
Not really on the same topic, but mine has been coming on and then going off
by itself after a few days. When the light is off is the code still there?
There is nothing wrong with the car (96 Windstar) that I can tell. It starts
and runs fine.