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I had a bad EGR valve. I just replaced it, and everything works good. Now I cant figure out how to shut off my check engine light. What do I do?

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If the problem is fixed, it should go out by itself after the driving a couple of hours or so. The car needs driving time to run the test. If it doesn't go out in a couple days, you can take it to autozone or advance to clear the codes. If they come back after being cleared, you still have an issue. OK?

Posted on Oct 15, 2010

  • ryaanmichael Feb 20, 2011

    If it doesn't turn off, you need to disconnect your battery for a few hours to reset it. I would disconnect it at night, then hook it back up in the morning.

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