Well..... the check engine light comes on... Believe it or not, it is trying
to tell you something... Since it sometimes flashes, it is trying to tell
you something important.... You need to take it to a shop and they can find
out what the light is saying - hopefully before you have to buy a catalytic
Your car is probably telling you about a misfire condition, which can
be any number of things gone wrong. Do like Jim says, get it into the
shop before more damage occurs. A flashing engine light on these
modern Fords should not be ignored for any length of time. Get it
fixed ASAP. Says so in your owner's manual.
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