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Old 01-29-2020, 05:26 AM   #1
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Code P1691

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I took the Boxster out to stretch its legs on Sunday, and received an email from Allstate (I have the DriveWize thing in the car...I know, I know ) shortly thereafter that the car threw the Code P1691.

After some reading, it seems to indicate, possibly among other things, that the CEL bulb is out. If I turn the key to the accessory position however, the CEL does light up. I'm not sure what beyond the CEL bulb this fault might indicate.

Anything else I should be checking, and does it need to be addressed urgently?

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Old 01-29-2020, 06:00 AM   #2
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After a bit more reading, I did have the gauge cluster out of the car, so could that have triggered the code because the CEL wasn't seen by the car with the cluster out?
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Old 01-29-2020, 06:08 AM   #3
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After a bit more reading, I did have the gauge cluster out of the car, so could that have triggered the code because the CEL wasn't seen by the car with the cluster out?
Sounds reasonable. Clear the code and see if it comes back.
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P1691 is for the interruption in the wiring of the MIL light.
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Old 01-29-2020, 03:46 PM   #5
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Thanks guys...I'll have my indy reset it when it goes in for its oil change next week...
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I wonder how much my insurance would go up if I had that drive wise thing? I'm thinking a lot
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Old 02-03-2020, 08:34 AM   #7
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I wonder how much my insurance would go up if I had that drive wise thing? I'm thinking a lot
I know...Ironically, it's my Tacoma that might get me in trouble!

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