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Toyota avensis 1.8 2003, 126000 miles, 1.8 auto jan 2003,

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Toyota avensis 1.8 2003, 126000 miles
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 1.8 auto jan 2003
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Engine warn light came on and car & steering wheel shuddered on start up. intermittent. Have put in Wymnns total action & Redex complete system. Car runs very well most of the time but still judders from time to time and engine warning light stays on or flashes. I do not use much oil between services. Should I worry about the light & how long before light goes off. Can I put it off? thyanks
JA: Just to clarify, can you tell me which light it is? And does it blink first, then stay on steady?
Customer: engine warning light. Yes . but some times reverts to blinking
JA: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 1 month ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** I help you with this ?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Can you?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
no thanks, ***** ***** do
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 1 month ago.

Does it feel like a misfire ?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Feels as if I am struggling for petrol, then it clears & the car runs very smoothly but the engine warning light stays on or flashes
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 1 month ago.

Can I have the reg number please.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
wp52gjy
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 1 month ago.

Thank just give me a min.

Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 1 month ago.

It is fitted with individual coil packs so there is a good chance it is just one of them failing I take it you don't have any trouble codes.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
no
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 1 month ago.

Can you get it code read ?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
how do I do that?
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 1 month ago.

Any garage can code read the vehicle.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
OK I WILL TRY. But if the problem will be cleared by using Redex etc, how long before to engine light will go off. Can I switch the light off? Should I woory as the car is running very well/
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 1 month ago.

It will need a scan tool to reset the light as it will not self reset.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
OK Goodbye
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 1 month ago.

If you need me feel free to get back to me regards Gavin.