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Engine Light Question

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by mreinke, Sep 11, 2003.

  1. mreinke

    mreinke Junior Member
    Messages: 11

    I am having a problem with my Service Engine Soon Light. About once a month, it will come on and stay on for a day then go out. Do you think this is a problem that will need to the code read or something that the computer is fixing? Also, what code readers do you guys use? I am interested in buying one, but don't know which one to go with. I am currently looking at the style that runs on a laptop. Any input on these?

    Thanks Matt
  2. wyldman

    wyldman Member
    Messages: 3,265

    The year make and model,as well as some engine details would help in diagnosing your problem.

    I have a Snap-On scanner.The laptop computer programs work OK,just they are very slow to refresh when looking at data sometimes.They will work OK for the home user.

    CARDOCTOR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,304

    we need info

    snap on scanner

    very expensive for the novice
    i think pep boys sells a scanner

  4. mreinke

    mreinke Junior Member
    Messages: 11

    Sorry Guys! Truck is a '98 Dodge 1500 with 5.9L

    Thanks about scanner