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bigbluey88

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PostSubject: 86 caprice wagon serivce engine soon light and heater   Tue Jan 14, 2014 7:48 am

When I turn the heat on in my caprice wagon I get a bad smell like oil or gas like and the service engine soon light comes on not sure why any help would be great thanks
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PostSubject: Re: 86 caprice wagon serivce engine soon light and heater   Tue Jan 14, 2014 7:51 am

Does it run any worse when this happens?
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PostSubject: Re: 86 caprice wagon serivce engine soon light and heater   Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:25 am

Does it do it on all temp settings including A/C or just when you switch to heat?
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PostSubject: Re: 86 caprice wagon serivce engine soon light and heater   Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:35 am

Nope doesnt run any worse but when the cars idling the heat slows down a lil when I accelerate it gets more power haven't tried it on ac but on vent heat and front it was the same
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PostSubject: Re: 86 caprice wagon serivce engine soon light and heater   Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:53 am

I'm wondering if it's an electrical problem with the blower motor. try unplugging the blower motor and see if it still sets off the check engine light.
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PostSubject: Re: 86 caprice wagon serivce engine soon light and heater   Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:57 am

Dan, check your PM's.

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PostSubject: Re: 86 caprice wagon serivce engine soon light and heater   Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:05 am

What is pm short for again
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PostSubject: Re: 86 caprice wagon serivce engine soon light and heater   Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:15 am

P M = Private Messages

Dan scroll up to the top of the page. You will see a menu bar and on the right side, it will say something like "you have 1 new message".....click.

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PostSubject: Re: 86 caprice wagon serivce engine soon light and heater   Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:42 am

Did you pull your code from the computer? It would help to know what it is. Are there any other symptoms? Could you punctuate once in a while so that I know what is a single thought? It is difficult to read without the punctuation.
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PostSubject: Re: 86 caprice wagon serivce engine soon light and heater   Tue Jan 14, 2014 12:15 pm

Thanks tom checked it. No I didn't j can't check the code cars to old don't have the tools. When car is idle heat gets lower and smells a little, when I accelerate gets higher smells a little also. I'm thinking it has to do with the heater core and definitely going to replace the coolant, and add cleaner coolant.
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PostSubject: Re: 86 caprice wagon serivce engine soon light and heater   Tue Jan 14, 2014 12:45 pm

bigbluey88 wrote:
No I didn't j can't check the code cars to old don't have the tools.

But you do have the tool. That's one nice thing about OBDI.



Checking codes with a paper clip.

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PostSubject: Re: 86 caprice wagon serivce engine soon light and heater   Tue Jan 14, 2014 2:09 pm

Actually I'm going to flush the system out and try a new thermostat.
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