THIS WORKS!!!!!! It will work for all cars. Disconnect the both cables from the battery terminals. Hold the two cables together--in contact--for 10-15 seconds. MAKE SURE you do not touch the battery terminals with the cables while you are touching them to each other. [The first part of the next sentence makes no sense whatsoever.]This will drain the remaining battery in the cables themselves and it clears the computer. Simply reconnect and wah-lah. fixed. [I think the writer means that holding the two battery-cables in contact will drain the remaining "juice" in the cables, but that does not seem to me to be a correct description of what results from holding the two cables in contact with each other for 10-15 seconds.]
[touching the cables together will short the cars entire electrical circuit, clearing any charge held in the computer systems. Some cars may require the key to be in the accessory position. DO NOT DO CROSS THE CABLES IF THE CAR IS RUNNING. Also, do not do this if your car has a second battery (this is found on some security systems and some European cars). Cars with such systems usually have a jumper that, when shorted, will reset the computer. If you are unsure if you car has such a system, please check your manual or take the car to a mechanic. NOTE: some cars may require a code to be entered into the stereo unit after disconnecting the battery. This is true on SAABs and BMWs, among others.]AnswerCheck out the O2 sensors.might be bad, or not connected [off topic - this is a common problem but please answer the question]
The check engine light, on your Hyundai Elantra can be reset by removing the fuse. Keep the fuse out for 10 seconds and replace it to its slot.
you disconnect the battery for a couple minutes.
It appears that if you disconnect the battery for 5 seconds you get your reset.
disconnect the battery for about 30 sec then reconnect it
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.
You reset the check engine light with a scan tool after repairing the failure.
The check engine light has to be reset with a OBD scan tool
how do i reset the check engine light on a 1999 acura 3.2tl
on most vehicles if you disconnect the battery cables it will reset the check engine light
hoe do you reset the check engine light in a 1995 land rover
Take your car to an AutoZone and ask them to pull your codes. They offer this for free, and it will reset your engine light, and you'll get to know why the light was on. Until you actually fix the problem though, the light will just come back on.
The check engine light comes on in a car when there is a problem with the engine. It will go off or be reset when the problem is fixed.
You need a scan tool to properly reset the check engine light.
How do you reset check engine light for the 2009 Chevy trail blazer?
There is no reset button for the check engine light. It must be reset with an OBD scan tool.
The check engine light can be reset two ways. 1) If the problem resolves itself, the check engine light will reset itself after a certain amount of cold starts of the car on the on board computer system. 2) You need an OBD reader that has the reset check engine light capability.
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The check engine light has nothing to do with an oil change. The check engine light is reset with a scan tool after repairing the failure that caused it.
Reset the Check Engine Light by disconnecting the battery for about 10 minutes.
It is important to make sure the check engine light is not on when having a car inspected. A person can reset the check engine light by clearing the codes that are causing the light to go on.
To reset the check engine light on a 1998 Honda Civic located the blue 15 amp fuse in the engine bay fuse box. The fuse is labeled ECU, and will reset the check engine light when removed.
check engine light reset on a 1999 acura cl 3.0.. Just replaced the egr valve. Thx
No, it may or may not reset the check engine light. If you did not repair the problem that caused the light to come on it will just come back on.