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Turn off check engine light

I just got my car serviced and
it is running fine but the check engine light is on, how do i turn it off?

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Hi there... You can turn the check engine light off by disconnecting the battery for 1-2 minutes and then reconnecting it. The only thing is that if there is a problem, the check engine light will not turn off. Your best course of action for this is to take it somewhere like autozone and have the vehicle scanned for codes to find out what is wrong. When they scan it they can also erase the codes but then again if there is a problem the light will come back on until the problem is repaired. Have the vehicle scanned and post the codes. We can help you from there. Hope this helps you out

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What is a PO501 code on a Kia Rio

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SOURCE: service engine light on 2003 infinity g35

I had the same problem with my G35 05 after i forgot to close the cap, Usually the car will run for about 100 miles or so before the light goes away, but you can also, reset the ECU by checking this site http://www.6mt.net/forum/performance-mods/2833-easy-ecu-reset-procedures.html
Or what i did was pulling the fuses marked "Eng cont/inj, there is a 15A under the hood, in the fusebox near the battery, and a 10A in the driver-side interior fusebox - pull both. (As someone suggested in the same thread)it worked.

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SOURCE: 2000 Lincoln Contential Service Engine Soon Light

yes...they do program the computers to come on or give a "service engine soon" light so that you will bring them back into the dealership....if you have access to an obd2 diag tool you can reset the codes yourself

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SOURCE: How do you reses the check engine light?

If you bring it back to the mechanic who last serviced it he will gladly reset it free of charge.

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

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SOURCE: reset check and service engine lights

It's in the console under the coin holder, in front of the gear shifter. You have to remove the coin holder and you will see it.

Posted on May 18, 2009

SOURCE: engine check light is on

Any time you have a check light or any other lights. You have a possible system failure,and need to have it checked for a possible code,then diagnosed and repaired.

If you have inspection in your state,it will fail

Not to be hurtfull,but,these sort of lights have been on most all vehicles for 30 years.
There is no reason, anyone owning a vehicle, shouldn't have an owners manual,and be aware of the vehicles operation,as far as check lights.

This was brought about 30 years ago,in the US at least,as part of a program, to reduce exhaust emissions.

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