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    If you clear any Mil Lamp that may be on ,you clear all data & loose what you may need to start any diagnosis The inspection issues are that all the Monitors have run & are set BEFORE you go to inspection. All repairs first--then inspection


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On a Ford you can disconnect the Hot cable for 10 minutes and you should wipe the trouble codes. If not successful, go to an Autoparts store like Autozone, Advance, or Oreilys for free help.

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