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Need to shut off check engine light

How do I turn the engine light off in my 1997 A4? I know what the issue is with the car but do not have the money to fix it right now. Unfortunately it will automatically fail emissions, no matter what the problem is, if the check engine light is on.

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Wel if your due for emissions you will have to get it repaired, car has to go through a drive cycle, you cant just clear the light and right to emissions you will fail without completing a drive cycle

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