Disconnect the Battery. Negative prefered. Wait a couple minutes and reconnect. This will clear codes on 1994 and older. If the light comes back on, check the trouble codes and a repair may be needed.
You clear the light with an OBD2 scan tool after the problem that set the light and fault code has been repaired.
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.
It requires an engine scanner to do that.
you need a scanner
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.
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.
auto zone can rest it for free
If it is a 1996 or later you can not.
I have the check engine light on and the code is for map sensor on my 1999 1500 Chevy suburban
I clear the check engine light with a Scangauge II. But most ODB-II devices can read and clear the code.
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.
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 scan tool is required to clear the check engine light. If the failure is not repaired, the light will return.
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.
Have vehicle scanned to determine problem and have codes cleared
If the check engine light code is "Random Multiple Misfirings", you need a tune up. Have the spark plugs and wires changed. The loss of power is due to misfirings.
A person can reset the check engine light by using an OBD scanner to clear the codes. This is after the problem is fixed.
Have vehicle scanned to determine the problem
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.
That requires an engine scanner to do that. If you don't repaire what made the light come on in the first place it will just come back on.
After repairing the cause of the code, you clear the code with a scan tool.
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.
That is the check engine light.That is the check engine light.
You can disconnect the battery for a few minutes and that will clear the light. If there is a problem with the engine the check engine light will come back on. If it comes back on you will have to have the computer code read and fix the problem.
if your take it to a autozone tell them you have a check engine light and they will tell you whats wrong if anything and reset it take it to autozone and tell them your check engine light is on and they should reset it