you can only clear it with an OBDII (two) diagnostic scaner
disconnect the battery for 5 to 10 minutes
After repairing the cause for the code, you can clear code with a scan tool.
You read the codes with a scanner, repair the cause, and clear the code with the scanner.
Repair the problem that turned it on and then clear the code with an OBD2 scanner/code reader
Trying to clear the check engine light in a Kia Sorento yourself is not recommended. The check engine light could indicate a serious problem and the car should be inspected by someone qualified.
I clear the check engine light with a Scangauge II. But most ODB-II devices can read and clear the code.
If the check engine light stays on for the Nissan Pulsar n16, you would need to check the engine in order to clear codes. You can take the car for service and the problem will be diagnosed and restored to normalcy.
You can clear a service engine soon light in an Infinite G35 by checking to see if the "check engine" light is flashing. If it is isn't, go ahead and clear the service engine light.
If you reset the computer then the Check Engine light comes back on, it just means that the problem still exists. You need to use a code scanner, find out what's wrong, fix the problem properly THEN see if the light comes back on. Often when the problem is properly repaired the light will go off by itself and you don't need to clear the code.
the correct way is to use an OBD tool, and clear the codes out of the computer. you can also disconnect the negative terminal on the battery for 5 min. i am baffled as to why you would want to clear the code and not find out what the problem is, if the light is on, you can take it to autozone and they will scan the computer too see what the problem is with the car. .
After repairing the cause of the code, you can clear it with a scan tool.
After repairing the cause of the code, you clear the code with a scan tool.
Clean the MAF. Then clear the code.
Have vehicle scanned to determine the problem
If your check engine light has come on, that means the cars computer a detected something wrong. If everything seems to be in order, take it to an auto parts store "Auto Zone", and the will hook up an OBDII scanner "On Board Diagnostics system" and that will give them a code and they can look up that code and tell you what has set the check engine light off and then they can clear the code.
You can disconnect the battery for about 5 minutes and this will clear the check engine codes stored in the computer. If the problem that caused the code has not been repaired the check engine code will just happen again. The only way to get the check engine light to not be on is to repair the problem then clear the codes.
No, a person cannot just clean a check engine light to pass inspection. The issue causing the check engine light must be dealt with and fixed.
A person can reset the check engine light by using an OBD scanner to clear the codes. This is after the problem is fixed.
you should be able to clear it by removing the negative battery terminal for a minute or so. though hopefully you have repaired the problem that caused the light to turn on in the first place!
A scan tool is required to clear the check engine light. If the failure is not repaired, the light will return.
There isn't a single fuse for the check engine light. See related questions for explanations of why the light comes on and how to clear it.
dealer must clear
Assuming you want to clear/reset the check engine light, if you have successfully made repairs to correct what was the cause of the check engine light to go on the light will clear itself after a few drive cycles.
The check engine light on a VW Golf is reset by connecting an OBDII code reader. It can then clear any warnings and turn off the light.