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So i decided to wash my car the other day, I opened the hood to spray some degreaser and water to try and clean it up a little bit because I have a couple leaks and are very messy. So I did, drove home from the car wash and everything was fine. Then I got back into my car later that day and my car's rpms were jumping around making it have no power and feeling like it might die but that went away after awhile. The thing that concerns me is that my oil light came on... in which i did need oil and filled it to the right level but it still wont turn off. ANyone got any ideas? Thanks in advance!
 

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You might give it a day of driving to see if it resets. If not I would try disconnecting the battery and reconnect and see if that will reset it.
 

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Yeah I've been driving for a week or so and it flickers on and off now and then...I'm thinking its just a bad wiring connection seeing how my car has those quite often seeing how the last owners didn't take much care of it. Same happens for the Brake light...
 

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Just yesterday I decided to disconnect and then reconnect the battery to restart the cpu. Oil light turned off... then on the way to work this morning the light turned back on :[
 

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Alright, but what codes are talk referring to?

and how do I obtain them?

Sorry to be such a n00b but I am just a 19 year old kid who's trying to make his first car last all the way through college.
 

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If you go to a Pep Boys or AutoZone type of place they will hook a device up to the computer in the car for free and see what type of malfunctions the computer is reporting on the engine.
 

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Will this computer tell me if there is power going to my speakers within my car as well? The reason I asked is because my one of my back two speakers doesn't work at all and the other works ever so slightly and sounds terrible ( unclear and crack ing noises) but i do not think it is blown by any means, both back speakers look like they are in better condition than my front two that work.
 

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No it would not be able to do that, it is primarily engine management. If you have a volt meter you could start by measuring the voltage to the speakers to see if you have power.
 
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