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Any autoparts store (Autozone, O'Reilly, etc) can pull the OBD codes using a portable reader for free.

Alternatively, you can get a Bluetooth OBD dongle off Amazon for ~20 bucks and use a smartphone app to read the code (I use Torque with my Android, i know there are iOS equivalents).

Hopefully it's something minor like a loose gas cap (which will go away on its own after a few miles of driving).
 

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The OBD port is on the lower left of the driver's footbay. Stick your head in there, feel with your hand the lower left edge of the panel and the OBD port will be pretty obvious. There are access slits cut into the leather (and it may even be labeled, i don't recall).
 

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Please report the code back to this thread.

I get them every once in a while but they always clear on their own. Typically a misfire. .. Could be due to a very wide range of reasons but in my case is it is always the case of leaving my car undriven for a long period of time. Probably gas line had a bubble or battery was a bit under charged (more likely the case actually).

(I've never had the light come on other than for a misfire.)
 

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No luck with the gas cap.

The p code that came back was P1302. I looked up what P1302 is.
P1302 Misfire level causing catalyst system damage


What do I do to fix this? The closest dealership is Manhattan Motors or Park Ave Lotus. Both aren't the greatest. Can I fix this myself?
 

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Hmm--might be serious and may be difficult to diagnose/fix yourself.
Check for loose connection(s) to igniter coils. Could also be a bad igniter or spark plug.
 
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