November 16, 2010

A brief glimmer of sunlight

Not in the Midwestern sky, we are getting a dose of the same rain that is drenching the Southeast. No, the shop called and the problem with the wife's car is not with the battery, but an error in a sensor that had the cooling fan running all of the time.  They reset the code and the issue has gone away.  They checked all through the day and the fan did not run and the battery stayed charged. The diagnostic costs were small. Time will tell, but hopefully that fixed the problem.

Tuna salad on fresh white bread also goes a long way toward making a gloomy day a little better.


Ed Bonderenka said...

Glad you got it worked out and cheap.

LeeAnn said...

I once spent three carless days and over $700 because the "check engine" light indicated a problem that would not go away, not matter what they replaced or tweaked.
It was later determined, after I ran out of money, that the "check engine" light was faulty.
Yep, I'm a punchline again. Bugger.
Glad yours went better.

Joe said...

On my old car I had the same problem -- the check engine light sensor was faulty.

The shop would turn it off. I would drive around the block and right back in the front door as it kicked on again. I had three options; pay $300 to fix it, accept the pretty orange light as just another part of the dash, or cover it with black electrical tape.

I have always been fond of orange...

dragonlady474 said...

That's awesome! Glad it was only a small problem.

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