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Ford windstar obd11 code po345

I randomly have to use my obd11 scanner to reset my 1998 ford windstar's computer to improve drive ability. I did it the other day shortly b4 going through a emission test. The emission test must have sensed that the computer had just been reset so it said that it couldnt even be tested, I was informed that because it was reset there is a certain amount of drive time that is recomemnded to do prior to going through an emission test. If anyone has some specific knowledge about this issue, or just knowledge regarding obd11 code po345 would be a big help.

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