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A CHECK ENGINE light indicates there is a problem. You can't just turn it off. The computer will have to be scanned, Most Auto Zone parts stores will scan it for free. The Sca…n will tell you what needs attention, repaired or replaced. When they scan the computer, they can re-set the light, BUT it will only come back on after about 50 or so miles, or even right away, until the repair is done. It can come on due to anything from a dirty air filter all the way to a bad engine. You should have it scanned and see what the issue is.
Answer . try disconnecting the battery for a half an hour. If this doesn't work you will need to take it to a shop and have it turned off.
There are pages and pages of things that can cause a check engine light. You need to have it checked with a scantool. Then the code can be diagnosed and repaired.
sorry for my English y am from holland turn ignition on press 3 themes on the accelerator turn ignition of wait 15 sec if necessary repeat this a few thems good luck That woul…d be for the change oil light i believe.
You will need to have the engine scanned by a repair shop. That will give them codes to repair it. Once repaired they will clear the light. Clearing the light does not repair …the problem. ***See discussion area for my dispute of this above answer****
There are two methods of resetting the Check Engine light on a vehicle. One involves using a Code Scanner, by reading the codes, and most have a feature to reset the codes onc…e they have been read. If you find yourself without a code scanner, simply remove the negative battery cable from the battery for at least 10 minutes. This will reset the computer, thus resetting any codes that were stored, that were causing the Check Engine light to begin with. Don't do any of the above if you plan to take your car to a Mechanic, as they will be using those codes to diagnose, and ultimately repair your vehicle.
First try and disconnect the battery (positive side) for about 10 minutes. If this does not work take it to a local auto parts dealer and usually they won't charge you t…o reset the computer. They can also tell you what codes come up. Dealer will charge usually a minimum charge of 1/2 hr shop rate.
Check and fix the engine.
I clear the check engine light with a Scangauge II. But most ODB-II devices can read and clear the code.
I have a 2006 Chevrolet C4500 Duramax Diesel and I would like to know how to turn off or reset the check engine light on the truck.
It is important to know what the lights on the dashboard mean. To turn off the check engine light a person needs to repair the issues in the engine.
Hi, The first thing you would need to do is find out what is causing the light to come on. In order to do that, you need to connect the van to a scan tool or code reader to …find out what Diagnostic Test Codes (DTC) are stored in the computer. These will tell you what happened to cause the light to come on in the first place. Once you have the code or codes, then you will have an idea of what happened and what steps are needed to repair the problem and turn the light off. Most scan tools and code readers can turn the light off, but if the problem is not repaired, then it is very likely that the light will just come back on in a short period of time. To find the meaning of the codes, you can search the Internet for the exact code to find out what your next step would be. I have provided a link to a site that lists many of the codes for this van. Good Luck, Greg
Hi, To get the light off, and to have it REMAIN off, you will need to have the van connected to a scan tool or code reader to find out what is turning on the light. Once tha…t is done, you can have the fault found & fixed, and then the computer (or shop) will clear the diagnostic code. If the problem has NOT been fixed, then the code and light will come back.
The check engine light (service engine soon) comes on and stays on when a problem is detected by the self diagnosis system of your vehicle. Generally, the problem is in the em…issions or something that is affecting the effectiveness of the emissions, but other causes can trigger the light to come on, too. To determine the cause, the vehicle will need to be taken to a parts store or a shop that has an OBD2 scanner, or for 1995 and earlier models, an OBD1 scanner, While a scanner will not give you the magic answer, it will give you a code that narrows down the problem area.
If the check engine light is flashing off and on when the engine is running that means an engine cylinder(s) misfire has been detected . You need to have the vehicle scanned f…or any trouble codes to help diagnose and then repair the problem
Scan tool or unhook battery. Scan tool or unhook battery.
ETS is the traction control system. If you want it, you simply pushthe button to turn it on... you may have hit it inadvertently.. Iused to own a 99 Grand Am (another GM produ…ct) and constantly didthe same thing. Or it could be a fault in the ETS system. As forthe check engine light, the first thing you do is find out thecause of it. You can go to any auto parts store and have them readthe fault codes with their OBD2 scanner.