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Code Repair Importance and Difficulty Level

Code Repair Importance and Difficulty Level

Repair Importance Level



1=Easy:

If not other symptoms are present, fixing the problem could wait but may fail the emissions test.

2=Moderate:

The problem will more than likely fail the emissions test and may affect engine performance and/or gas mileage.

3=High:

Problem requires immediately attention, may affect engine performance and/or reduce gas mileage, and could damage other components.

Repair Difficult Level



1=Easy:

Repair may just require to clear the engine code, retight connector, fuel cap or check/top off fluids.

2=Moderate:

Repair could require replacing a component (sensor, solenoid or switch) and clearing the engine code.

3=Hard:

Expert repair recommended. The problem may require special tools and experienced technician to diagnose and repair.

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