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Old 05-13-2009, 01:40 PM   #1
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I Just got a 97 Bonneville 3.8L SSE and the engine is lit on the DIC, theres no check engine light and all gages are showing good reading.


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What color is it on the DIC? Yellow it a problem. What area is lit up?
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the pic of the engine lights up yellow, its not on until after maybe 3 mins of the engine running....and not everytime just most, but when it comes on it stays on till you turn the engine off........

EDIT: i should also mention that the car seems to run fine...................

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Hmmm, check your fluid levels. Washer, coolant, brake, oil, etc.
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ok will check that when i finish work ....thank you for your help
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OK, I checked the manual and that is your check engine light. If it is on steady it'* a emission problem and you will need to have the code pulled. Could be from a vacuum leak, we will know more when you post the code(*) Places like autozone do that for free.
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there is a seperate check engine light on my dash... the little picture of the engine that is on the dash means there are codes set as well??
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ok i pulled the codes and there ar no codes stored and no pending codes......also i figured out it only comes on if you sit at idle for a few mins...any ideas?
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