Service Engine Light

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

  1. Country_Boy92

    Country_Boy92 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 Rockstar 3 Years 5000 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 Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 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 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

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

    Caddiac Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 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 Rockstar 3 Years 5000 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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