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I pulled the wrong and cause the engine light came

I pulled the wrong fuse and cause the engine light came on. How can I reset it?

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If you disconnect the battery hit the brake pedle and wait about a min and then hook the batterys back up you should be fine, best way to do it with out having to go to a shop to have them clear it, but if it comes back on have it checked out.

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