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ST170 engine light on but no fault code

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I wondered if anyone knows why my engine light is still on ?.

I have done the test and there is no fault codes showing but the light still remains on.

Anyone have any clues?

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the fault might have not stored itself, reset the light and see if it returns.

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Thanks for that but how do you reset the light as i'm new to these, I'm normally a land rover man.

Cheers.

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if you remove fuse 26 for about 30mins this should reset the ecu and probubly the light with it, if this fails it will have to be cleared with a code reader.

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Thanks for that, I'll try it and let you know.

Worth bearing in mind, the dash trick doesnt always store ECU fault codes. Best bet is to get a proper code read done. I had an airbag light on and no dash dTC code on my focus TDi. Got my breakdown company out (free code read as Ford wanted £70) as I wasnt at home and didnt want an airbag in my face. Turned out there was a fault code on the ECU even though it didnt show on the dash interface.

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Thats good to know, I'll give that a try after Christmas,

Did they tell you the fault and did they fix it?

Many thanks.

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Thats good to know, I'll give that a try after Christmas,

Did they tell you the fault and did they fix it?

Many thanks.

Yep, airbag control module faulty or switched off and no they didnt fix it. £140 for part from Ford plus labour to fit it and programme it to the car.

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