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post #1 of 6 Old 07-17-2014, 06:32 AM Thread Starter
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Flashing Check Engine Light

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Took the 430 out this past weekend. At a red light, turns green and I go. Run the RPM's up to about 7K, shift to 2nd and hear what sounded like a backfire. This was followed by the check engine light flashing on and off for a short period of time. Continued to drive it cautiously and it didn't replicate. I don't drive it that often (2k miles in the last year) so I figured there may have been some carbon build-up, etc. I did call Algar Ferrari and they said it shouldn't be an issue BUT I wanted to reach out to all of you to see if you've run into this. Appreciate your potential feedback!
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post #2 of 6 Old 07-17-2014, 02:03 PM
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You might want to consider the purchase of an OBDII scanner. You can read most of the stored and active fault codes on your own.
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Do you have an OEM or aftermarket exhaust?

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Any link to buy proper OBDII scanner to see the codes etc?
Is there something like that that connects to mobile phone (like android) and have an app for checking the values?

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Pooya, have a look to my Kiwi thread: http://www.ferrarilife.com/forums/mo...highlight=kiwi.

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OEM. Again, thanks for anything you can help with!
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