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How do i reset computer after repairs. emissions testing says computer hasnt reset the codes.

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If you ahve done teh repairs it will normally reset after 4 to 5 successful runs without a new error. In some places and Auto Zone or Advance auto will reset the light for you if you have done teh repair. Other than using that machine you can disconnect the NEGATIVE battery terminal for about a minute and then reconnected it to reset the codes.

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It is called an OBD2 drive cycle, and it reset the system after the battry has been disconnected or the system power shut off for any reason.
You must follow this procedure very closely to have sucess. The instructions are at the URL link below.
http://www.obdii.com/drivecycleford.html

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