check engine light on for month, now off. does it go off after a time period or did the problem solve itself?

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Asked by Dec 10, 2014 at 10:01 PM about the 2004 Ford F-150 XLT Ext. Cab 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Sometimes certain codes will reset after so many starts (or cycles)l. Nothing in or on a vehicle fixes itself.

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Agree,may have been a lose wire on a sensor,or a sensor acting stupid,and if it was acting stupid,,that light will be back on shortly.

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Sometimes a bad tank of gas or even a loose gas cap can set it off

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