I seem to be having a problem with my check engine light. I got the
car in December of '02. In December of '03, my check engine light came
on. Dealer said it was an vapor sensor (or something similar) in the
fuel tank. It had spiked, which tripped the alert. However, the
monitoring system is too sensitive, it should not have tripped for that
spike, and it would take a reprogram of the computer to resolve. Mazda
has such a reprogram already, but wasn't expected to be at the
dealerships until Jan '04. In Jan '04, when the dealer got the
programming, they reflashed the computer to supposedly fix this.
Three weeks ago, the check engine light came on again. A different
dealer (I had moved in the meanwhile) described it, and it sounded like
the same sensor. They were reflashing the computer to fix it. To
which I commented, "Again? That was done in January." Service writer
then said that these computers can only be reflashed once, and there
was no indication that it had already been done...
And, to top it off, my check engine light came on again yesterday.
WTF is going on?
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