why does the engine light stay on my 1997 dodge B1500? So many new parts. otherwise runs perfect.

MQarmy
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Asked by MQarmy Apr 19, 2014 at 09:20 AM about the Dodge Ram Pickup 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It only has 67,000 miles on V6. I bought it from Rochester NY. It was a telephone van.

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Js08016
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Have the computer scanned at your local auto parts store.PPost the trouble codes and we can help. HTH - Jim

MQarmy
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Thanks.. I have run a diagnostic test and it read that the timing is off. But then it read oxygen sensor. I got a tune-up, tested compression, changed sensors, bad wires and fluids changed. Result is that runs great. Could the computer be bad? Or something worse.

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Js08016
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This may be an electrical problem. Check the wiring and the connectors for the effected sensor(s) that are throwing the trouble code(s). HTH. -Jim

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