I'm not sure about a '99, but I know for '95 and earlier the only way to clear the check engine light is to have a mechanic hook up your car to a computer ('running a diagnostic'). It takes them <5 mins and no effort, but invariably costs ~$80. Now is the time to call in a small favor from a friend in the business. The light will remain on even after the problem has been fixed until it is reset.
Disconnect the negative battery cable, and then hold down the brake pedal for 8-10 seconds.
This works! I just reset the check engine light on my 1996 Miata M but used a slightly different procedure. I disconnected the positive terminal instead of the negative only because it was easier to get to. Admittedly, it's bit riskier because of the potential to short out the terminal against the frame with the wrench but none the less effective.
An an electronic tech I concluded, whether accurate or not, the science behide the brake pedal trick was to discharge any remaining queertrons lurking in the circuit. With that in mind I also turned on the headlights just for good measure. After the suggested 8-10 seconds waiting period I reconnected everything and voila the check engine had indeed reset as advertised. Before you begin though, I suggest you record all your radio station presets as those too, along with the time, will also be lost.
how to reset check engine light on 1992 Mazda mpv
Fix the problem it indicates and reset it by unhooking the battery.
how do you turn off or reset the check fuel cap light on a 1997 Mazda b 2300 2.3 4 cylinder engine.
disconnect the positive battery cable then reconnect.
Go to Advanced Auto. They should be able to.
nothing but take it to Mazda and there computer will reset it, 1hr shop rate..100$ probably a sensor isn't working
Take it to a place that does free check engine light check. Some will reset it after they check it for you. Place in New York State are listed on http://NewYorkForum.us
Have you repaired the problem that cause the light to come on in the first place? If not the light will just come back on. You reset the light with an OBD2 scan tool.
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
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on most vehicles if you disconnect the battery cables it will reset the check engine light
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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.
I have a 2002 Millenia-S and removing and reattaching the + battery cable does reset the check engine light.Answertry unhooking the positive cable to the battery...this works on my 97 millenia
You need a scan tool to properly reset the check engine light.
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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.