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last night i traded cars with a friend so i could haul some stuff in his. not long after he started driving it, he called to say the check engine light was on. 2 months a go i put a full race header on. i figured i'd get a check engine light, but until last night, i hadn't. do you think that's what's causing it? the car runs fine. i have a MIL eliminator on my mustang. i think i'll try disconnecting the battery tonight and installing it tomorrow to see if it goes away. any ideas? thanks
 

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Your check engine light will stay on b/c the computer is sensing a change. I put a race header on and it did the same. It waited a few days and then came on. The computer finally recognized it. I just unplugged my light b/c it drove me crazy. Disconnecting the battery will work for a while, but give it time and the light will be back on. Sounds like to me the computer is just doing its job.
 

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The mil eliminator should be the same as the one on your stang.........I would get another and put on.......that way it will cancel your engine light..........if you happen to have a real problem and you have your light unplugged you will never know..........
 

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i know the eliminator is the same. i just thought if i was going to get the light due to no cat, i would have gotten it before now.
 

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Did you drive it on a regular basis and on decent trips........I'm like you, that should have showed up a little sooner.........it just might have been one of those deals where it took a little longer, never know...........you might still want to put that elminator on and undo your battery and reset it.........just to be on the safe side......
 

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that's a DIY job. i had my father inlaw order the proper connectors and they plug right in. w/o looking, i imagine the fc's are the splice in kind with the price tag of only $12 if not, snap 'em up.
 

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i now see your corrected post
 

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if that does not fix it than hook it up to a scan tool.If you do not now anbody with one go to a autozone and they will scan it for you for free.If you go to a shop they will charge you like 50-70.00 just to hook it up.if you whant to buy scan tool.I got mine for 150.00.Thats cheep.They are usely any were from 150.00 to 5,000.00.
 

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just dont drive the car and do anyw3rk on it. i am impatient and i put my new m.i.l in with the car hot god im a dummy lol. my car really is a hottie sometimes when she's turned on. whooo sizzle for shizzil on my handizzle. i guess im inpatient, what else can i say??? hhehe
 
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