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Old November 29th, 2011, 10:56 AM   #1
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The check engine light is on, I know what the problem is, I have no intentions of fixing it, however wife thinks with the light on she will break down.

If there a way to disable the light so it wont come back on at all?
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Old November 29th, 2011, 10:59 AM   #2
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Piece of duct tape? The OBDII port is usually controlled by the accessories fuse, but I think that may only disable the port and not shut the light off.

I think that if you do find a way to disable the light it will more than likely eliminate all dash lights. Pull the cluster and remove the bulb, is one way. That may be more work than fixing the problem though.
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Old November 29th, 2011, 11:03 AM   #3
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electrical tape!
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Old November 29th, 2011, 11:03 AM   #4
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Pull the bulb out
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Old November 29th, 2011, 11:12 AM   #5
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Pull the bulb out
This should work, i thought it was built into the cluster somehow...
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Old November 29th, 2011, 12:38 PM   #6
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Just pull the bulb out. (like every other clapped out used car on craigslist) j/k :)
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Old November 29th, 2011, 12:52 PM   #7
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So I have the Cluster out... bulb must be behind the plastic cover? It is being a pita to get off
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Old November 29th, 2011, 01:01 PM   #8
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Old November 29th, 2011, 01:52 PM   #9
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what code?
The stupid one from the cat a while back I posted on... cat has been removed thus i dont care anymore lol...

found the light. It is a led that is connected to the cicuit board. The light passes through a funnel to the indicator. I just put electrical tape over the hole to the funnel. Problem solved.
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Old November 29th, 2011, 01:58 PM   #10
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sometimes the increase in mpg will pay for the part other times there are simple ways around them. just need to know what the issue is.
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Old November 29th, 2011, 04:29 PM   #11
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there is a spacer you can get for the sensor that will make it read as though the cat is still there. I read about it a while back it was something like a sparkplug extender or some shit that all parts stores have and only costs a few bucks
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little little drill bit into the light fast ez and if the hole is small anuf the wife will neve know
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there is a spacer you can get for the sensor that will make it read as though the cat is still there. I read about it a while back it was something like a sparkplug extender or some shit that all parts stores have and only costs a few bucks
MIL eliminator. I have to run one on my car because of the high flow cat on it.
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had to use the spark plug non-foulers because of the high flow cats on my Charger.
if it still trips the light after you install them, jamb some steel wool into the hole of the fouler and then rescrew the O2 sensor back in.
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Old November 29th, 2011, 05:18 PM   #16
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If you find someone with the right program, you can delete that O2 sensor.
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