Check Engine light is on, and mechanic's not helping

  • Article by: PAUL BRAND
  • Updated: September 14, 2012 - 4:04 PM

Q I have a problem with my 2005 Mazda 6. My "Check Engine" light came on so I went to the mechanic to have him pull the code. He said it wasn't really reading anything, reset the code and told me to come in if it happens again. The next day it came on again. I stopped at the gas station since I needed gas and filled my tank. When I went to start my car, it wouldn't start. I sat there for 15 minutes before it started. When it did start, I had to give it some gas because it was sputtering. The Check Engine light was still on so I brought the car to the mechanic the next day. He reset the code again and said to let him know if it came on again at the gas station next time.

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