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Check Engine at over 4000 feet

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#1 charm


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Posted 04 October 2004 - 12:46 PM

My '97 impreza 2.2L outback has a strange problem. When I take it to the mountains, winter or summer, over 4000 feet, the check engine light comes on. When I return to the lowlands and drive around for a couple of weeks, the check engine light turns off. Any ideas?

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Posted 04 October 2004 - 01:00 PM

Have you had the codes pulled to see what code the ECU was actually throwing?

It might be a barometric sensor....but I'd have the codes pulled to check. Autozone will do it for free.

#3 charm


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Posted 04 October 2004 - 02:36 PM

I've been lazy and have not had the codes checked. I was sorta hoping that somebody would just tell me it was the widget. I'll have the codes checked and report back when done

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