Service Engine Light

Discussion in 'Chevy Truck Talk & GM News' started by Country_Boy92, Nov 1, 2011.

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  1. Country_Boy92

    Country_Boy92 New Member

    I have a 93 chevy 1500 and the service engine light just came up... it keeps on wanting to die on me.. and it is to old to get the computer scans... i was wondering what the problem could be if someone can help! thanks!
  2. Coach24

    Coach24 New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    Could me many issues. Personally I have found that the first thing I check is the O2 sensor then the catalytic.
  3. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    Its not to old to get scanned, you just need to find a shop/someome with a scanner capabile of scanning older trucks.

    ---------- Post added at 05:19 PM ---------- Previous post was at 05:17 PM ----------

    You need a scanner that can scan OBD-I trucks.
  4. TRPLXL2

    TRPLXL2 New Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    You can definately have it scanned like previously posted, hell my mt2500 scanner goes back to 1980!!
  5. Caddiac

    Caddiac New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    Isn't there a trick with a paper clip that will get the truck to give you the code in the form of a flashing light? I know there is a post on here about how to do it.
  6. Coach24

    Coach24 New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    Some older models allowed you to turn the key on then off then on again and the flashes of the light would send you in a specific direction to troubleshoot

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