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This is a discussion on CEL after oil change within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; i just changed my oil at jiffy lube today and shortly after my cel turned on. can anybody help? thanks. ...

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    CEL after oil change

    i just changed my oil at jiffy lube today and shortly after my cel turned on.
    can anybody help?
    thanks.
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    What else did they do to the car? Did they check the air filter?
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    The CEL code(s) would be large help.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 02 wrx View Post
    i just changed my oil at jiffy lube today
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    This is the problem.

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    they just topped off my fluids and changed the oil and filter.
    is jiffy lube bad?

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    They are a large corporation. Their locations will differ in quality provided but in general I'd not hesitate to state they rarely, if ever compete for employees with NASA.

    Two choices: If you got fuel recently and the CEL appeared after that, remove and put the fuel cap back on and make sure it clicks several times, then wait a while to see what the CEL does. If you didn't get fuel recently get the CEL code and post the number, it will be something like POxxx.
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    oh **** i see.
    well i tried the fuel cap and it hasnt seemed to do anything.
    is there something seriously wrong? cuz it wasnt on before the change but if there is a way to turn it off with out messing anything up let me know.

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    for god sakes the code, man, the code!


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    Quote Originally Posted by 02 wrx View Post
    well i tried the fuel cap and it hasnt seemed to do anything.
    Did you purchase fuel before the CEL came on?

    is there something seriously wrong?
    The code will get us started. Let your fingers do the walking. Call auto parts stores and ask if they have code reading for free.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DUB View Post
    for god sakes the code, man, the code!

    THE Code!!
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    404 DTC not found.
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    haha ya i kinda figured that out. lol
    but when i get the codes then what do i do?

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    but ya i purchased fuel right before the light came on haha
    does that have something to do with it???

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