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    paperclip test question

    iv got a t reg astra and my engine management light has come on a couple of times before but now it wont go off, i had my stereo on while i was polishing the car and my battery went flat, i dont know if that has anythin to do with it but anyway, im gonna do the paperclip test but a bit confused.. when i put the paper clip in pins 5 and 6 do i jus use one paperclip or do i put one in each pin? could some1 explain

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    you use 1 clip and put 1 end in pin 5 and the other in pin 6. you are putting a link between the pins
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    ok thanks thats what i was unsure of

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    just done the paperclip test i got either 0130/heated exhaust gas oxygen sensor (HEGO) OR 0120/throttle potentiometer sensor (TPS) Not sure which as its late and it was a bit rushed, im gonna do it again tomorrow properly and to see if anythin else comes up. iv noticed that when i start the car (not with the paperclip, just normally) the light doesnt come on until after about 2 minutes and then when it does come on the engine starts running a bit rough on idle.

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    EGR mate possibly

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