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Rivieraz
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PostSubject: Question?   Question? EmptySat Feb 15, 2020 12:18 am

what is the difference in vin 1 and vin k? also my check engine light came on for about 3 hours ,the car drove fine , but the light went out, does the computer keep data even after the computer resets itself and goes out
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PostSubject: Re: Question?   Question? EmptySat Feb 15, 2020 2:05 am

I think K is supercharged, and 1 is naturally aspirated. Which do you have?
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PostSubject: Re: Question?   Question? EmptySat Feb 15, 2020 12:55 pm

s/c vin 1
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PostSubject: Re: Question?   Question? EmptySat Feb 15, 2020 4:37 pm

Rivieraz wrote:
what is the difference in vin 1 and vin k? also my check engine light came on for about 3 hours ,the car drove fine , but the light went out, does the computer keep data even after the computer resets itself and goes out

1 is the L67 Supercharged engine and K is the L36 NA V-6.

Yes, the computer keeps the fault codes.

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PostSubject: Re: Question?   Question? EmptySun Feb 16, 2020 12:35 am

thanks LARRY I have a actron cp9690 scanner  and a red devil river ALDL SET UP ( but haven't used )the actron scanner didn't read any codes, do I need a tech scanner to read past faulty codes? or do I need a better scanner?
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PostSubject: Re: Question?   Question? EmptySun Feb 16, 2020 11:13 am

The problem is the OBD 1 system, it's no where near as sophisticated as the 1996 and up OBD 2 system.  A better scan tool might help, but I doubt you will find one today.  Any OBD 2 tool would read pending codes on an OBD 2 system. Once the light is out, it may not be possible to read the code.

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Best MPH, 116.06 MPH, Best ET, 11.54
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