it can only be done with a diagnostic computer. go to the dealership. it should cost like $20 Repair the source, light will go out if that was the only problem. There are "monitors" or self tests the computer runs the car through a drive cycle, if a problem occurs, it may not run all of the self tests until that problem is taken care. Therefore, another problem may exist. It is emission related. OR hook up a scanner that is capable of clearing codes, and hope that none are still active. Disconnecting the battery can create other headaches and will not likely solve your dilemma. Best bet is to contact the local snap-on dealer and have him refer you to a known good shop that specializes in this technology-he will know. The " check engine light" is by far one of the most misunderstood technological advances by the public. This is an needed in-depth understanding for the public. It is a warning light that is illuminated when there is a problem affecting the EMISSION SYSTEM only. Emission system being the pollution control system. Don't get a hard on against it as it is a good thing once you understand it. One point that was brought up a a recent meeting of technicians was that the amount of hydrocarbons is greater when the gas cap is left off than when the engine is running. Hydrocarbons are part of pollution emitted as gasoline evaporates. Going a step farther, one facet of the emission system is the "Evaporative" portion. This is when the fumes from the gasoline are leaking from the system into the outside air. This is one part of the emission system that can trigger a check engine light. I would say that about 7% of the vehicles that have a check engine light are the result of a loose or inadequate gas cap. But understand that many scenarios are possible with the "check engine light" The vehicle's powertrain computer (note that some vehicles have 17 different computers) will run a series of self-tests. They will only run under certain criteria. And they can be vastly different from manufacturer to manufacturer. Some self-tests are not run until preceding ones have run successfully. So if there is a problem in one particular area that is preventing another self test from running, you can have a situation where one problem is fixed, but another still exists. If you fix a problem and drive the car through a drive cycle that sets the monitor (or self test) the light will go off as it passes that criteria that triggered it in the first place. After 1996, the auto industry went to a idea called OBD II (on board diagnostics). This was to get all the manufacturers onto a similar plane for troubleshooting and powertrain control. While they still differ vastly, many corrections and adaptations were made for technicians to better fix the check engine light problems. Prior to this there were so many different and poor troubleshooting data from a check engine light problem that resolving the problem was much more difficult. Many early warning light of this nature were set to illuminate based on mileage. An Oxygen sensor was one of the things that were meant to be replaced when that mileage was hit. This is much like many current "Change oil lights
why appear light ( service engine soon), after change oil on a 2001 ford pickup (f150)?
If it is not speced correct for it then, yes.
How does one reset service engine light on 2000 Nissan Quest Thanks Bill
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There are several reasons why a service engine light comes on in a 2005 Nissan Pathfinder. A few reasons could be a loose gas cap or the fuel sensor.
There could be several reasons why a Nissan Sentra service engine light is coming on. The car may need an oil change, tune up, or there could be a major engine problem.
A service engine soon light on a Nissan Pathfinder can mean many things. There could be a bad spark plug or even an engine malfunction. A mechanic can run a diagnostic check to see what the problem is.
Check your engine. Check your fluid levels and add if needed.
How do i reset my service light on my 2004 Nissan
Yes, may read service engine soon, check engine, .....
your oxygensensor is bad ,its screwed in to your exhaust manifold, about 30.00
disconnect the battery for a few minutes
Its not a symbol. It will say "Service Engine Soon."
If your 2005 Nissan Frontier has a full tank but the fuel indicator shows empty and the service engine light is on, you may need the computer or the "brain" reset or replaced. You can take the truck to a garage or to the Nissan dealer to have this done.
By having the problem that tripped the light repaired.
The service engine light is the same thing as a check engine light.
Have vehicle scanned to determine the problem
The only way to reset the service engine light on a Nissan without going to a mechanic is to remove the battery cables and touch them together. This will reset the system but it will not turn it off forever; it will come back on until you fix the problem.
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.
Take it to a shop and get the engine serviced. Kinda makes sense if you think about it.
It means that the engine computer has detected a malfunction and set a code.
There is no OBD connection on a 1990 Nissan as that is an OBD1 vehicle not OBD2. However there is a way to read the codes. https://codes.rennacs.com/Petrol-Engine/Japanese-Korean/Nissan-Engines.php
Check your gas cap. Make sure the seal is still good. This will cause the check engine light to stay on and is an easy fix.
It's controlled by the ECM, not by a fuse.