[V8] check engine light question...

Buchholz, Steven Steven.Buchholz at kla-tencor.com
Sat Jul 2 03:17:04 EDT 2005

... I didn't respond earlier because I don't have direct experience ...
but I suspect that the line you broke is for the EGR ... which the PT
engines don't have.  If my suspicion is correct you really should find
the end of the line that goes to the intake and seal it off somehow ...

It is *very* easy to pull and decode the codes ... let the engine tell
you what it doesn't like!  Instructions are on Scott Mockry's site:


Steve B
San Jose, CA (USA)
> Without fault coding the engine, the hose that I broke
> the other day seems to have resulted in a check engine
> light last night.  The hose, as previously mentioned,
> was a burnt orange color, about 4 mill. in diamater,
> running from the left (passenger) bank under the air
> intake.  It ends in a canister-like device.  I presume
> this is metering air for the emissions system, and the
> break in the hose caused the check engine light.
> Sound reasonable?  As such, I'm not terribly concerned
> about it, but wanted to hear opinions...as always :-)

More information about the V8 mailing list