check engine light is on, how do I get the codes without a reader?

Asked by Dec 28, 2012 at 11:14 AM about the 1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4 Dr STD Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

cold start- starts and runs at high idle, then drops down and dies

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I don't think that you can short out a couple pins and count the flashes anymore. You can buy a scanner on eBay for under $20 if you don't know someone that has one.

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You can all so go to Orilies aoto parts store and they will scan it for you at no charge

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