Just wanted to take a moment to document what happened to my goat today. I filled up the tank (not "topped off", if it even matters). Drove to a Doctor's appointment (15 miles) - no problems. Left Doctor's office, stopped by work, but left the car running outside (to ensure I didn't get sucked in!). I kinda did get stuck there for about 15 mins, but when I got back in the GTO, the check engine light was on. I drove home (15 miles) with the light on. At home I tried to 'restart/clear' the computer twice
by starting and stopping the car - no joy. Jumped on the forum and did a quick search. Found a couple of posts that said to disconnect negative lead from battery and reseat the gas cap (
) When I did this and reconnected and started the car, the light was off. So, for right now problem is solved, but I didn't leave the garage either, so will have to wait and see. Just thought I would leave this post for search purposes if nothingelse. BTW, I'm at 1053 miles for what that is worth. Don't know if the fill-up
was related to the problem, or the idleing while at work, or just an electrical gremlin. I'm just happy that, for now anyway, a trip to the dealer is not necessary!