First, if it is something like a loose gas cap, just tighten it and it will reset itself in the next 100 miles or so. If it is something else, like a leaky gas cap it will never reset. But to reset the OnBoardDiagnostic (OBD)Computer... Go to eBay and search "obdII" and buy one, they run about $50.00 including shipping. There are two types, ISO for Chrysler and some Japanese, and the other one for all the others like Ford and GM. There are several that are both, that is the kind you want. Be sure to email the eBay seller and ask if it is used with your year and model. (1996 was a changeover year for OBDII technology, so this advice may not apply to everybody--but the dealer service guy can tell you over the phone--ask him if it is OBDII compliant.) When you get it, you just plug it in and let it cycle 4 or 5 times and it resets everything. You then have to drive your car for 50 to 100 miles for the onboard computer to test everything, and in the meantime your car will fail smog checks because it has no history in the computer and the smog test procedure demands a history even if there is no pollution. Cut and Paste http://search.ebay.com/OBDII for a list of them for sale on eBay. Most units come with a list of generic fault codes so you can tell what the problem is, this could be very helpful.
Type your answer here... Hello how do you reset the check engine light on a 2003 Toyota 4runner. Thanks
The easiest way to reset the 2001 Toyota check engine light is to remove the check engine light fuse. The fuse can be found in the fuse box.
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The check engine light has nothing to due with an oil change.
The check engine light is reset with a scan tool after repairing the failure that caused the trouble codes.
To reset the check engine light in your 2006 Toyota Corolla, you will need to attach the car to a diagnostic computer. This allows you to pinpoint the reason for the light coming on, select the correct sensor, and reset the light.
Reset the Check Engine Light by disconnecting the battery for about 10 minutes.
If the problem has been fixed and the light remains on you need to disconnect the battery and then reconnect it. That should reset the check engine light.
After the repair, you reset it with an OBD2 scan tool.
To turn off the check engine light on a 1999 Toyota Camry you can disconnect the battery. This will only reset the check engine light. So if there is a persistant problem with the engine, the light is likely going to stay on. To turn off the check engine light on a 1999 Toyota Camry you can disconnect the battery. This will only reset the check engine light. So if there is a persistant problem with the engine, the light is likely going to stay on.
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