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Can you get codes without check engine light?
Last Updated: 28th April, 2020
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Also to know is, what does no check engine light mean?
If your light is on, it typically means the car's emissions control system is faulty and the vehicle is polluting the air beyond allowable federal standards. A vehicle in this condition would fail an emissions inspection or smog check. Don't confuse the check engine light with the maintenance or service light.
Also Know, how can I check my engine code without a code reader Toyota? How to Retrieve Car Trouble Codes With No Equipment
- Insert the key into the ignition. Turn the car on and off quickly, ending with the key in the "On" position.
- Watch the "Check Engine" light on the dash. Once the sequence has been initiated, the "Check Engine" light begins to flash.
- Record the codes as they flash.
Also asked, how do I get the check engine light code?
OBD-II PID Diagnostic Codes To get the code you just connect your OBD-II scanner to the data link connector, typically found under the driver's side dashboard of the vehicle. Once the scanner is connected it will read a PID code that can then be used to help diagnose what your issue might be.
Can AutoZone check codes?
Many drivers don't realize that AutoZone, the nation's largest auto parts chain, will do the following services free of charge: Read the codes on your check engine light. Test your battery's voltage. Check your alternator and starter.