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Re: check engine light
> Currently I am experiencing the "check-engine" light during moderately
> heavy acceleration. As soon as a let up on the gas, even slightly,
> the light goes out. The computer however, is not storing this code.
> Is there a way to get the code during operation, and does anyone have
> an idea of what this might be?
> T.M. Finnegan
> 1989 200 Turbo 150K
It does store them. The catch is not to shut the engine off, once the light has
manifested itself. Keep the engine running, open the hood, locate the fuel pump
relay (the one with the empty fuse holder on top) and insert a spare fuse for ~
5sec. Pull the fuse out and wright down the codes. A start of each sequence would
I have a gut feeling that you'll get an *intake air temp* code, which often
directs to a broken wiring @ the IC temp sensor. Pretty typical on a 200 with the
symptoms, that you've just described.
'89 200TQ - 18psi (TAP)
'98 A4TQ - on order...again. For the third time and counting.