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Unread 02-01-2013, 11:59 PM   #1
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Check Engine Light Never Comes On

Check engine light never comes on. Not even during start up. I'm assuming it's burnt out unless there's a bigger problem somewhere. Where do I start and how do I replace it?

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Unread 02-02-2013, 06:02 AM   #2
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There is no check engine light on Renix (87-90). OBD1 started in 1991.
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Unread 02-02-2013, 05:28 PM   #4
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wish i had that problem
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Unread 02-02-2013, 09:42 PM   #5
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wish i had that problem
No you don't, the lack of OBD on RENIX just makes it that much more of a pain to chase down the actual problem when something does go wrong.
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Unread 02-02-2013, 10:22 PM   #6
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Didn't know I don't have one, but yeah, it's a pain not having any indication of if, when and what the problem is and I have plenty.
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Unread 02-03-2013, 05:26 AM   #7
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It's the crank sensor!
 
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Didn't know I don't have one, but yeah, it's a pain not having any indication of if, when and what the problem is and I have plenty.
Below is a link to testing many things on your Renix (87-90)

If you have a basic multimeter and the ability to use it, you can test just about everything on that vintage.

http://www.lunghd.com/Tech_Articles/...iagnostics.htm
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