new to site. have a fiew questions about check engine light
Results 1 to 10 of 10

This is a discussion on new to site. have a fiew questions about check engine light within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; hey guys. im new to this website and dont really know what it is that im doing. ive got a ...

  1. #1
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Regina, Saskatchewan
    Posts
    4

    new to site. have a fiew questions about check engine light

    hey guys.

    im new to this website and dont really know what it is that im doing. ive got a couple questions about a code i had pop up in my car. where and how should i get this info? your help is much appreciated.

  2. Remove Advertisements
    ClubWRX.net
    Advertisements
     

  3. #2
    Registered User EvoEatr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
    Posts
    1,839
    Quote Originally Posted by phernic View Post
    evoeatr,

    what was the diagnose with that 420 code. just asking bcs maybe i can do some trial and error in the mean time while i save up some cash to get it checked.

    Well believe it or not Subaru has actually sent me to online classes for the SDS notebook and basically the entire diag is performed with the SDS notebook and the select monitor and recording live data readings from the A/F,o2, and ECT sensors...We have to do this for certain warranty claims or subaru will reject the claim...

  4. #3
    Registered User EvoEatr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
    Posts
    1,839
    Quote Originally Posted by sasksti View Post
    hey guys.

    im new to this website and dont really know what it is that im doing. ive got a couple questions about a code i had pop up in my car. where and how should i get this info? your help is much appreciated.
    Hey bud Welcome to ClubWRX...There is TONS of information and intelligent people on here.first and foremost the SEARCH function is your friend......You could start a new thread on the code you have or if you would like ( I know its kind of a thread jack) post it up here and I and perhaps others will do our best to assist you in making the proper diag. or give insight into the code...

  5. #4
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Regina, Saskatchewan
    Posts
    4

    Thumbs up questions about a check engine light.

    hey guys

    im new to this site and i got some questions about a check engine light.

  6. #5
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Regina, Saskatchewan
    Posts
    4
    yeah man i dont have the code written down but it is the secondary air injection system pump sticks on. thats what the code reader says. it only happens every once and a while when i first start the car. then goes away. i can hear it at first, but like i said it goes away. just wanna know where to start to get the problem solved

  7. #6
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Regina, Saskatchewan
    Posts
    4

    new to site. have a fiew questions about check engine light

    Hey, im new to the site and i have a fiew questions about a check engine light. Any help would be much appreciated. Now that i know how to start a new thread.

  8. #7
    Registered User dehnem's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Wisconsin
    Posts
    344
    If you're like me and you don't have a fancy code reader go to your local parts store and see if they can read it for free.

    Hope it's nothing serious
    96 Mustang: Shorty Headers, X-pipe, Electronic cut out, Air silencer Delete, K&N air filter, really sticky tires
    (14.32 @ 96.7mph)

    02 bugeye: exedy oem clutch, kybAGX struts, momo short-throw shifter, steel braided brake lines, stoptech rotors and stock rims (the 17inch wheel just weighed too much), 14.232 @ 94.75mph

  9. #8
    Registered User EvoEatr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
    Posts
    1,839
    Quote Originally Posted by sasksti View Post
    yeah man i dont have the code written down but it is the secondary air injection system pump sticks on. thats what the code reader says. it only happens every once and a while when i first start the car. then goes away. i can hear it at first, but like i said it goes away. just wanna know where to start to get the problem solved
    Def find out the exact code and post it...if all else fails there might be a flow chart for the code....

  10. #9
    Luke Skywalker Mikie13's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Palmyra, NJ
    Posts
    20,643
    Quote Originally Posted by sasksti View Post
    hey guys

    im new to this site and i got some questions about a check engine light.
    You kinda need to give us a bit more to go on than that...

    First thing is first, this thread doesn't get much attention because it is one thread in a smaller subforum.

    Create your own thread in "Everyday Impreza Talk" or preferably within "Engine Modifications" that way you get some engine specific replies and users looking.

    Second...tell us what you drive and what modifications if any. This could be a key piece of info to why a code is coming up. We don't have ESPN

    Third...tell us the code...we aren't directly plugged into your OBDII port

    Fourth...codes are posted all the time. Perhaps running a quick forum search will yield faster results for you as opposed to waiting for a reply.

    Fifth...jump into the New Member Hangout thread and introduce yourself...post up your car/pics/info, whatever you'd like. You'll get a great welcoming!

    Otherwise welcome to the club!
    The Hawk-Eye Alliance #90|The Blobeye Syndicate #0|The Stink-Eye Mob #0|N.E.R.D. Founding Member & #3
    2012 Lightning Red WRX Sedan Stock...for now Soon to be OpenSource tuned by: Mattypants @ WTF Tuning
    "If I have 10 ice cubes and you have 11 giraffes, how many pancakes can fit on the roof? Purple, because aliens donít wear hats" -Ying

  11. #10
    Administrator TheJ's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Bro do you even live in the Dirty South
    Posts
    17,800
    I Support ClubWRX
    Welcome to the club

    Please don't post the identical questions in multiple sections/threads/etc.

    I have moved them all here as well as the replies to simplify things.
    -The J
    New Members, CLICK & BOOKMARK these links:


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •