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My 2007 ford taurus wont pass the smog test because my emmission moduals are not ready how do i make them ready?

I had a dead battery prior to the due test

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When this happens (loss of all power or code reset), the computer will run all its tests on all systems, and set a 'ready' condition when the tests are passed. Some tests require multiple 'drive cycles' or specific conditions (less than full tank of gas but more than 1/4 tank) to complete the test. Until all (or a specific number - some non-critical tests may be exempted) tests are 'ready', the car will not be passed. The assumption being that until a test is successfully completed, the computer may discover a problem with a system, one that would fail the smog test.

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As far as the battery going dead you will need to check a few things, first have the battery tested a bad battery that doesnt hold a charge can test good and still be bad due to it can not hold a charge. the battery is charged and if it tests good try this, unhook one battery terminal over night or for as long as it takes to drain normally. if the battery goes dead unhooked then the battery is your problem.

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