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Driving time after code reset - 1997 Ford F150 Regular Cab

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  • Chris Baughman Mar 15, 2011

    I'm not certain of your actual question, If you have reset a trouble code on the vehicle with a computer interface the code will dissapear immedately, if you disconnected the battery for 24hrs to get the code to clear it may pop right back up, if your asking how long a cleared code should stay off after its cleared, it will stay off as long as the problem is corrected.
    If you have another question that I haven't answered post it again and I will give it a shot, the more information the better.

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If you are asking about how long before the code would come up again after resetting, it is 2 drive cycles.
Until that time, the DTC P1000 is set ( tests not completed ).

Here is the write up on Ford drive cycles
http://www.obdii.com/drivecycleford.html

Posted on Mar 20, 2011

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