Remove both battery connectors, let sit for 15 minutes, replace battery connectors. Note that when getting the car inspected they can see that the codes have been reset via this method and will make you drive it until it has a chance to bring the codes back up (last car I did this with it was 70 miles they made me drive it before they'd inspect it again). There is no way to get them removed for inspection purposes, most places (Advance Auto, Auto Zone) will reset the codes for you, but as I said anytime codes are reset and you go to get it inspected they'll just make you drive it till the light comes back on.
Hey Evelyn==There is no reset button. Go to auto zone and have the codes removed for free. GoodluckJoe
Its against the law for them to remove any codes, if nothing appears to be wrong, double check all the wiring, also if the gas cap isn't on right, or its not the right size, it will cause that light to come on. Due to "environment" issues. They can tell you what the problem is, but won't remove the code.
Pull the codes from the computer, match the code to the troubleshooting procedure, follow the procedure to find the source. 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.
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� that are set based on a pre-set mileage.
No, Chevy Lumina Z34 ever came with a 3.7L engine. So probably not.....
Yellow button by driver's left knee.
The 99 Buick Century 231 engine will fit into a 96 Chevy lumina with a little fabrication.
The button to turn on the hazards in Chevy lumina is on top of the steering wheel column.
depends on the engine size and the transmission type.
what is the spark plug gap for a 98 Chevy lumina sedan 3.1Liter engine
The 1993 Chevy Lumina 3.1 liter engine timing belt can be found on the front of the engine. You will need to remove the front engine cover in order to access the timing belt.
where is my cooling fan relay controll circuit located in a 1997 Chevy lumina, 3.1 engine
There are four motor mounts located on a 1990 Chevy Lumina. Two on either side of the engine. One the rear and one in front of the engine.
When the key is off on a lumina, you can press the volume button in and the time will show on the radio display. I bet your volume button is stuck in!
Reach down between the alternator pulley and the firewall. The service port is down there. has a blue plastic cap on it.
Chevrolet does not use reset buttons.
Chevy Lumina has not the carborator.
108mph for the 3100 engine
You attach it on the engine
Spark Plugs on a LuminaSee the related questions to the right. HOW DO YOU CHANGE THE SPARKS PLUGS ON A 1993 CHEVY LUMINA APV 3.8L 231-V6 ENGINE (an van)
A 1997 Chevy Lumina has the following oil capacities: 3.1L V6 engine: 4.5 quarts 3.4L DOHC V6 engine: 5.5 quarts
There is no engine block drain plug on a 1996 Chevy Lumina. You drain from the radiator using the plastic plug at the bottom.
The knock sensor, in your 1997 Chevrolet Lumina, can be found on the front of the engine. The knock sensor is near the top of the engine.
The spark plug gap for a 1998 Chevy Lumina (with 3.1L or 3.8L engine) is .060".
Having the diagram of the engine to the car being driven can come in handy. A person can find the 1997 Chevy Lumina Engine diagram in the maintenance manual.
To replace timing chain on a 3.1 Chevy Lumina engine, you need to first make sure that your motor or engine is turned off. Then you need to remove the chain and replace it.
Where is the computer on a 95 Chevy lumina
It was missing when I bought my Lumina and I just got one at the boneyard and popped it on as easily as I popped it off the donor car.
GM vehicles are not equipped with an inertia switch.