Check engine blinking

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  1. Kyarb

    Kyarb Enthusiast

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    Hello,

    I was driving my 2017 ACR and speeding and it only has a mileage of around 700 miles.. suddenly a check engine showed up and kept blinking continuesly and the engine started to vibrate and it wasnt allowing me to speed up at all!

    I switched off the engine and left the car for around 45 mins and started the engine again and everything was ok! Like nothing happened before..

    Have anybody faced the same problem before?
     
  2. broomrider

    broomrider VCA E-Member - Gulf States Region

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    Check your oil.
     
  3. ViperJeff

    ViperJeff VCA Legacy Member - UT/AZ Staff Member

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    I was also thinking, there might be some moisture in your fuel
     
  4. steve e

    steve e Viper Owner

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    A blinking check engine light means there is a miss fire, if you have the means plug into the comp and find out which cylinder was at fault.
     
  5. Steve M

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    This - you likely had a misfire, and the PCM went into limp mode. It should go out of limp mode if you shut the car off and restart it, but the check engine light will likely remain. I've had this happen to my '08 on a WOT shift when I briefly tagged the rev limiter.
     
  6. Kyarb

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    After switching off the engine and leaving it for 45 mins then restarted it again, the check engine sign turned off and everything went back to normal mode
     
  7. Kyarb

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    I tried to check the spark plugs of the went lose or not but everything was ok! Ill take for a comp reader to check what was wrong
     
  8. Steve M

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    Not surprising...what were you doing when you got the code?
     
  9. Kyarb

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    A bit of speeding. Noe i got a code numer 0300 saying multiple cylinder misfire! But the car drives as normal mode, not heavy
     
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    Did you tag the rev limiter, or were you just at high RPMs?
     
  11. Kyarb

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    High RPM but for not for long! I took it to the dealership but not sure how will they identify the issue
     
  12. Kyarb

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    Oil level was at 7 liters and was supposed to be at 11!!
    The car has less than 1000 miles and im surprised how come it got reduced with this very short period of time!

    We cleaned the sparks and thanks god everything went ok so far.
     
  13. ViperJeff

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    I've seen this from time to time after an oil change, the person doing the work has no idea the oil needed quantity needed
     
  14. c6matt

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    FYI, the flashing MIL means "catylist damaging misfire" you should not continue driving with it flashing.
     

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