Why is check engine light blinking on 2008 accord only happens on long trips

Asked by Sep 07, 2012 at 01:42 PM about the 2008 Honda Accord EX V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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The check engine light flashes to warn you that the catalytic converter is in danger. Generally a miss fire causes this because the raw fuel will severely overheat the converter causing it to melt and become useless and sometimes colgging the exhaust. Take it to a shop and have diagnosed.

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