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  • kagrav
    kagrav - 2003 Ferrari 575 M Maranello - Engine - 4/23/2012
    My check engine light is on, where should I first check.
    Check engine light on in dash
     
    • HouseCallAuto
      4/23/2012 HouseCallAuto
      Plug in a code reader to the diagnostic connector under the driver side dash. The connector should be in plain sight while crouching with the driver door open. On some cars, the connector is not there but what is able to be easily seen and read is a decal telling you the actual location of the connector. The code reader can be any code reader, they all do the same thing except as they get more expensive you can read more data besides the fault codes. All cars however, even Ferrari must have the same diagnostic connector since 1996. Post the codes here.
  • taylorss
    taylorss - 1997 Ferrari 456 GT - Engine - 4/20/2012
    BMW GT1 works with IBM T30
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKPQLEapIk4&context=C449dadcADvjVQa1PpcFP-YPDOHB85F7bjFBcz4H1S_RTlNvjIX2Y=
     
    • justross
      4/20/2012 justross
      good jop ! i just watch, it is helpful ,thank you!!!
  • Steve
    Steve - 1981 Ferrari 308 GTSi - Engine - 4/13/2011
    Warm engine - hard starting
    car runs good but but takes several attempts to start when it is warm. Car fires but may take 6-8 attempts to start befor it stays running - when cold starts fine
     
    • reh
      6/25/2010 reh
      starter is to hot or engine is to tight......check starter out for amp draw
    • Great Lakes Auto Works
      I know this is an old post, but I assume you don't drive the car often and may still be having the problem. This car has CIS injection (very efficient and easy to diagnose system). What your describing seems like a problem either with the fuel distributor timing (or the distributor itself). Do you see any fuel leaking from any sensors around the intake area?
    • Mark L.
      4/13/2011 Mark L.
      A shot in the dark would be..... what area of the country do you live. Do you think it is possible that the reformulation of gasoline for the diffifent seasons could have this effect. I have noticed a slight performance and starting difference in my pininfarina coached roadster during cold weather gasoline formulations. Maybe you could find information on an additive or such that plays games with your car. Although being a 308 it may not be as sensitive as my 1990s era car. hope this helps.
  • Dan McBride
    Dan McBride - 1990 Ferrari Testarossa - Engine - 12/5/2010
    How do I get to the left side fuel tank? I think I have a leak coming from the vapor liqid separating manifold?
    I've removed the under body plate but cannot see where its leaking as it seems to be running down from the top of the tank. Can you get to the top of the tank through the interior?
     
    • Great Lakes Auto Works
      I've seen the filler hoses crack near the tank. There is also a hose on the bottom of the tank that goes to the right hand tank. Those leak too. It's been awhile since I seen one of these apart so bear with me. On the right hand tank, there is a vent tube that comes off the top and goes over to the fill neck. That'll crack and cause leaks. As far as access goes, you should be able to get to it from inside if I remember right, but If you have leaks you might as well remove the tanks and replace all the hoses.