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Old 04-20-2011, 11:14 AM
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Default Check engine codes

I have a 92 Ranger. How do you find the code on the check engine light? I'm told the scanners only work from 2008 and newer models.
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Old 04-20-2011, 11:25 AM
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Default Re: Check engine codes

scanners only work for 96+ models because they have OBDII. Pre-96 will have OBDI and you will have to find someone with an OBDI scanner to have the codes read.

I have read somewhere though, that you can take a piece of wire and use it as a jumper and use it to read codes by how the CEL blinks. It may be in the Haynes Manual
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Old 04-21-2011, 05:41 AM
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Thanks. I ordered one from Amazon. I figured I might as well have one because I plan to keep this ranger.
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If you had 96+ you could get an ultra-gauge and it does all that too, something to think about if you ever get a newer one
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