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2007 Toyota Camry CE 4dr Sedan I4 Manual (SE)

2007 Toyota Camry
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
24 mpg city / 34 mpg hwy
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July 11, 2013, 1:09 pm

TONI K
 

Question: Engine Light

200 Toyota Camry Previous message related to Overheating..
I fail to state regarding "Engine Light" as I remember my "Engine" light did not come on to warn me. It came on about 4-5 miles before it overheated. I did not notice or see it anytime before that Alert me to "Check My Engine?
Another question Can an Engine Light be tampered with? Thank You


July 16, 2013, 8:12 pm

Tyler O
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The engine lamp wont come on to warn you that the engine is overheating. That's what the temp gauge is for.

It may come on as a RESULT from the overheating or another issue in the cooling system.

The engine lamp could be tampered with I suppose. The lamp just represents a condition, it's a scan tool and it's communication with the engine computer that's really important.


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