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Car failed NY State safety inspection because the computer did not send any emission system codes-any idea how to get computer to send code so car will pass inspection?

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THAT A NEW ONE ON ME.YOU HAVE TO HAVE CODES TO FAIL EMISSION TEST.NO CODES MEAN YOU PASSED.

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