Disconnect the battery cables for 15 minutes. Then put the key in the ignition and turn it as if to start the motor, and hold it in that position for 30 seconds. (This resets the computer, codes, engine, everything.)
When powering it back up and running the engine, it may run slightly rough for the first few minutes as the motor resets and re-samples all systems.
Disconnect the negative battery cable for 30 minutes.
A check engine light means you have a possible problem with the emission system , you should get the Ranger scanned for trouble codes to diagnose and repair the problem . Once the problem has been repaired the check engine light can be reset.
If the check engine light is on, there's something wrong with the engine. Or, the computer is bad. One or the other. They don't set a light for no reason.
Should be able to reset it by disconnecting the negative battery cable from the battery for ten minutes.
The check engine light has to be reset with a OBD scan tool
You reset the check engine light with a scan tool after repairing the failure.
The check engine light is reset with a scan tool after repairing the cause of the fault.The check engine light is reset with a scan tool after repairing the cause of the fault.
Take it to Autozone (or your local parts store) and they will connect the scan tool to your truck, then you will press reset.
on most vehicles if you disconnect the battery cables it will reset the check engine light
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No there is not a reset button. You can try disconnecting the negative battery cable for 5 minutes and that may reset the check engine light. If not it will have to be reset with an OBD2 scanner. Remember if you do not repair the problem that caused the light to come on you are wasting your time resetting it as it will just come back on.