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1992 300E 3.0L Has Check Engine Light on and when i hold the button down on the Diagnostic Box for three seconds and release it Flashes 18 times. What is that code please or what is the problem? Plus i know that its time for a new IAC Valve, ive clean ed it twice and it runs a little smoother everytime after i clean it. HELP! Thanks

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Check engine light for volvo 850 wont go off wat else can be the problem if i got a full tune up and put in new spark plugs plus it trembles alot and it shakes when i start it up plus wen i put it on...


Hi, I recommend you access the OBD panel to extract the trouble codes. Then send us the trouble codes for further advice. On 850 models the DLC is located in the engine compartment in front of the module box, behind the passenger side headlamp.

  1. Open diagnostic socket cover and install selector cable into socket No. 2 for fuel injection codes or socket No. 6 (except Motronic systems) for ignition codes.
  2. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.
  3. Enter control system 1 by pressing the button once. Hold the button for at least 1 second, but not more than 3.
  4. Watch the diode light and count the number of flashes in the 3 flash series indicating a fault code. The flash series are separated by 3 second intervals. Note fault codes.

1f there are no fault codes in the diagnostic unit, the diode will flash 1-1-1 and the fuel system is operating correctly.
  1. If diode light does not flash when button is pressed, or no code is flashed there is a problem with the soft-diagnostic system, proceed as follows:
    1. Check ground connections on the intake manifold, and the ground connection for the Lambda-sond at the right front mudguard.
    2. Check the fuses for the pump relay and the primary pump. On 240 models, fuses are located inside the engine compartment on the left side wheel well housing. On 760/780 models, fuses are located in the center console, just below the radio. On 740/940 models, fuses are located behind the ashtray. Access can be gained by removing the ashtray, and pressing upward on the tab marked electrical fuses press. On 850 models, the fuses are located on the left side of the engine compartment behind the strut mount plate. The fuses on 960 models are located on the far left side of the dashboard. The driver's door must be open to gain access to the fuses.
    3. Remove glove compartment, and check control unit ground connections.
    4. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position. Remove control unit connector and connector protective sleeve.
    5. Check diagnostic socket by connecting a voltmeter between ground and No. 4 connection on the control unit connector. Reading should be 12 volts. If no voltage is present, check lead between control unit connector and fuse No. 1 in the fuse/relay box.
    6. Turn the ignition to the ON position, and install selector cable into the No. 2 socket on the diagnostic socket. Connect a voltmeter between ground and No. 12 connection on the control unit connector. Reading should be 12 volts. Press the button on diagnostic socket and note reading. Reading on the voltmeter should be 0 volts. If no voltage at the control unit is present, take reading at the diagnostic socket connector. If reading remains at 12 volts when button is pressed, check diagnostic socket.
    7. Connect a voltmeter between ground and the red/black lead on the diagnostic socket connector. Reading should be 12 volts.
    8. Connect a suitable ohmmeter between ground and the brown/black lead in the diagnostic socket connector. Reading should be 0 ohms.
    9. Turn the ignition to the OFF position. Connect ohmmeter between diagnostic socket selector cable and the pin under selector button. The ohmmeter should read infinity. Press the button and note the reading. The reading should be 0 ohms.
    10. Connect a suitable diode/multimeter tester, or equivalent, between the diagnostic socket diode light and the selector cable. Connect red test pin from the tester to pin under diode light and black test pin from tester to selector cable. A reading on the tester indicates correct diode light function. With no reading on tester, replace diagnostic socket.
    11. Check the system relay/primary relay by connecting a voltmeter between ground and the No. 9 connection on the control unit connector, then connect a jumper wire between ground and No. 21 connection on the control unit connector. The relay should activate and the reading should be 12 volts.

  2. Press the diagnostic socket button. Note any additional fault codes.

The diagnostic system memory is full when it contains 3 fault codes. Until those codes are corrected and the memory erased, the system cannot give information on any other problems.
  1. Press the diagnostic socket button for the third time to see if a third fault code is stored in the memory. If the diode light flashes the same code 1-1-1, there are no other codes in the memory.

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To clear the codes:

  1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.
  2. Read fault codes.
  3. Press diagnostic socket button 1 time and hold for approximately 5 seconds. Release button. After 3 seconds the diode light should light up. While the light is still lit, press the button again and hold for approximately 5 seconds. After releasing the button, the diode light should go off.
  4. To ensure that the memory is erased, press the button 1 time, for 1 second but not more than 3 seconds. The diode light should flash code 1-1-1.
  5. Start and run engine. If engine will not start, correct the problem before proceeding and start over with Step 1.
  6. Check to see if new fault codes have been stored in the memory by pressing the diagnostic socket button 1 time, for 1 second but not more than 3 seconds.
  7. If fault code 1-1-1 flashes, it indicates that there are no additional fault codes stored in its memory.

Oct 05, 2011 | 1994 Volvo 850

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How To Check & Reset Your 2002-2006 Nissan Altima Service Engine Soon (SES)...


The following directions will help you decode your 2002-2006 Nissan Altima's Service Engine Soon (SES) light and reset it.<br /> <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">Obtain The Trouble Code</span><br /> <ol> <li>Turn the ignition key to the ON position and wait three seconds.</li> <li>Put the accelerator pedal to the floor and release it five times in less than five seconds.</li> <li>Wait exactly seven seconds. Put the accelerator pedal to the floor for ten seconds until the SES light flashes.</li> <li>Release the accelerator pedal and start counting flashes to obtain the four-digit trouble code.<br /></li></ol> <ul> <li>Long flashes (0.6 seconds) indicate the first digit of the code; count the blinks one through nine and write down the first digit. (Ten blinks indicates a zero.) </li> <li> The next three digits blink faster (0.3 second) and have a 1 second pause between digits.</li> <li>The ECM code repeats until you turn the ignition key to the OFF position.</li> <li>You can look up the trouble codes in the Service Manual.</li> <li>If you get four blinks of ten, or 0000, the ECM indicates no malfunction.<br /></li></ul> <br style="font-weight: bold;" /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Clear The Trouble Code</span><br /> <ol> <li> Clear the code and the SES light by holding the accelerator pedal down to the floor for 10 seconds or more while the SES light is blinking.</li> <li>When the pedal is released, the ECM will erase the trouble code(s).</li></ol>

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Pontiac service light 1983-01


Firebird

1998-01

To reset the "CHANGE OIL" light, press and hold the "TRIP/OIL RESET" button on the instrument panel for 12 seconds. When the light flashes and goes out, the system is reset.


Grand Am


1999 -01

To reset the Change Oil light, open the driver's side instrument fuse panel and turn the ignition on. Press the "RESET" button and release. The light will flash. Press the button again and the system will be reset.


Grand Prix


1999-01

Driver Information Center If Equipped). Turn the ignition to ON without starting the engine. Fully press and release the accelerator pedal three times within five seconds. If the CHANGE OIL SOON indicator flashes two times, the system is resetting. Turn the ignition key to OFF, then start the vehicle. If the CHANGE OIL SOON indicator comes on and stays on, repeat the procedure. To reset the OIL LIFE indictor if equipped with a Trip Computer: Press the trip MODE button until the light appears next to OIL LIFE. Press and hold the trip RESET button until the oil life percentage changes to be 99 percent.


Grand Prix


1997-98

To reset the oil life indicator, press the "MODE" button until the light next to "OIL LIFE" is lit. Press and hold "RESET" for 3 seconds until oil life percentage is 100%.


Grand Prix SE


1997

Turn the ignition on, but do not start the vehicle. Within 5 seconds, push the accelerator to the floor 3 times. Turn the ignition off. Start the car and the Change Oil Soon indicator light will be reset.


Grand Prix

w/ Trip Computer

1988-93

To reset "CHANGE OIL", "CHANGE OIL FILTER", or the mileage of either on the Trip Compute, continually press the "SERVICE" or "SYSTEMS CHECK" button until the item appears with the mileage below it. Then press the "RESET" button and the mileage will be reset to the maximum value. If you want to reduce this value, hold the "RESET" button down and the mileage will count down. Release the button at the mileage you would like to observe.


Bonneville,
6000

w/ Driver Information Center

1983-91

To reset "CHANGE OIL SOON" or "OIL FILTER" or to adjust the mileage on the Driver Information Center, continually press the "DIC" button until either message appears with the mileage below it. At this point, hold down the button. In 5 to 10 seconds, the mileage will count down. When it passes 0, it will cycle back to a maximum figure. Release the button when the mileage gets to the service interval you'd like to observe. If "CHANGE OIL" or "OIL FILTER" already appears, just hold the button down to reset the mileage. "CHANGE OIL" and "OIL FILTER" are reset separately.













on Dec 07, 2009 | Pontiac Grand Prix Cars & Trucks

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WHAT IS THE COURSE FOR THE ENGINE WARNING LIGHT TO GO ON IN A NISSAN X-TRAIL2,5SE 2005 MODEL


The warning light comes on for a variety of reasons, anything from an ignition problem to vacuum leak. You can take it to your local dealership or auto parts store and they can usually hook up a reader to the computer in your car and read the trouble code which well tell you exactly why the light came on.
If you would like to read the code yourself here is what you do: To check the fault code yourself from the comfort of your own garage, put the ECM in "Diagnostic Test Mode II" by doing the following:

1) Sit your **** in the driver's seat.
2) Turn the ignition key to the ON position and wait three seconds. (Do not start the car.)
3) Fully depress and release the accelerator pedal five times in less than five seconds. (If you've got bad ankles, give up now and drive the car to the dealer.)
4) Wait exactly seven seconds. Fully depress the accelerator pedal and hold it down for about ten seconds until the MIL light begins flashing.
5) Release the accelerator pedal and start counting flashes to obtain the four-digit trouble code. Long flashes (0.6 seconds) indicate the first digit of the code; count the blinks one through nine and write down the first digit. (Ten blinks indicates a zero.) The next three digits follow in turn in the same fashion except with faster blinks (0.3 second) and a 1.0-second pause between digits.

The ECM code repeats intself until you turn the ignition key to the OFF position, at which point the ECM resets itself to standard get-in-and-drive-the-car mode. You can look up the trouble codes in the ESM/FSM; there's a bunch of them. In the ESM, refer to page EC-639. Additionally, if you get four blinks of ten (0000), the ECM is indicating no malfunction.

You can clear the code (and the annoying MIL) by holding down the accelerator pedal for more than 10 seconds while in Diagnostic Test Mode II. When you release the pedal, the ECM erases the trouble code(s).

Mar 15, 2011 | 2005 Nissan Xterra

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I need to reset the oil change light.how do I do This?


1. Engine off, turn ignition key to RUN - do not start engine - make sure dashboard indicator lights come on

2. Put foot top of accelerator

3. Completely depress and release the accelerator TO THE FLOOR, THREE TIMES in rapid succession, within FIVE SECONDS - press release, press release, press release. Then wait a few seconds and the CHANGE OIL light should usually flash, sometimes accompanied by a few short beeps. Once it flashes it should disappear, and it should be reset.

Dec 22, 2010 | 2003 Pontiac Grand Am

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Oldsmobile service light 1991-01


Alero

2000-01

Turn the ignition to the ON position, engine OFF. Press the RESET button and release. The CHANGE OIL indicator will start flashing
2000: Press and release the RESET button again.
1999: Press and hold the RESET button until an audible chime is heard and then release the button.


Intrigue


2000-01

Turn the ignition to ON without starting the engine. Fully press and release the accelerator pedal three times within five seconds. If the CHANGE OIL SOON indicator flashes two times, the system is resetting. Turn the key off after the the light has finished flashing, then start the vehicle. If the CHANGE OIL SOON indictor comes back on, the engine oil life monitor has not reset. Repeat the procedure again. If the vehicle is equipped with the U20 option code, the vehicle as an oil life low indicator. The oil life low indicator shows an estimate of the oil's remaining useful life. When the oil life index is less than 10 percent, the display will show OIL LIFE LOW. To reset the oil life monitor, press and hold the MODE button until the light appears next to OIL LIFE. Press and hold the trip RESET button until the oil life percentage changes to 99 percent.


Alero,
Intrigue,
Cutlass Supreme


1999,
1998,
1996-9

To reset the "CHANGE OIL" light, turn the ignition switch to the "RUN" position with the engine off. Fully depress and release the accelerator pedal three times in five seconds. The light will flash twice and go out.


Aurora


1995-99

To reset the "OIL LIFE" message, press the "ENG" button with the ignition on until "OIL LIFE PERCENTAGE" is shown. Press the "RESET" button for 5 seconds. "RESET" will appear and then "OIL LIFE" will show 100%


Eighty-Eight,
Ninety-Eight,
Regency


1994-97

When "CHANGE OIL NOW" is displayed, press the "RESET" button. Press "SEL" to display "OIL". Press "SEL" to display oil life. Press and hold "RESET" for 5 seconds. A "RESET" message should display with oil life changed to 100%.


Eighty-Eight,
Ninety-Eight


1992-93,
1991-93

Press and release the "TEST" button on the Driver Information Center. This will illuminate "CHANGE OIL NOW" if it is not already illuminated. Press and release the "OIL" or "OIL INDEX" button. Next, press the "RESET" button and hold for at least 7 seconds.


Toronado,
Trofeo

w/o CRT Display

1991

To reset "OIL LIFE INDEX", press the "2 OPTIONS" button: three times if the vehicle is equipped with a phone and compass, once if equipped with neither. While "OIL LIFE INDEX" is displayed, press and hold the "RESET/ENTER" key at the bottom right of the 15 button switch for 5 seconds.













on Dec 07, 2009 | Oldsmobile Alero Cars & Trucks

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Chevrolet service light 1991-01


Camaro

1998-01

To reset the "OIL CHANGE" light, press and hold the "TRIP/OIL RESET" button on the instrument panel for 12 seconds. When the light flashes and then goes out, the system is reset.


Corvette


1997-01

To reset the monitor after an oil change, turn the ignition on. Press the "TRIP" button so that the "OIL LIFE" percentage is displayed. Press "RESET" and hold it for two seconds. The word "RESET" should appear on the monitor, then "OIL LIFE 90%".


Impala,
Monte Carlo


2000-01

Turn the ignition to ON without starting the engine. Fully press and release the accelerator three times within five seconds. If the CHG OIL SOON lights two times, the system is resetting. Turn the key to OFF, then start the vehicle. If the CHG OIL SOON light comes back on, the system has not been reset, repeat the procedure. Follow this procedure to reset the GM Oil Life System using the DE 100 Series Radio. Turn the ignition to ACC or ON and the radio off. Press and hold the DISP button on the radio for at least five seconds until SETTINGS is displayed. Press the SEEK up or down arrow to scroll through the main menu. Scroll until OIL LIFE appears on the display. Press the PREV or NEXT button to enter the submenu. RESET will be displayed. Press the DISP button to reset. A chime will be heard to verify the new setting and DONE will be displayed for one second. Once the message has been reset, scroll until EXIT appears on the display. Press the DISP button to exit programming. A chime will be heard to exit programming. A chime will be heard to verify the exit.


Impala,
Caprice


1994

To reset the "CHANGE OIL" light, turn the ignition switch to the run position with the engine off. Access the reset button on the end of the instrument panel by the fuse block. Press the switch and hold it for at least 5 seconds.



Lumina,
Monte Carlo,
Impala,
Caprice


1996-00,
1996-99,
1995-96,
1995-96

To reset "CHANGE OIL" light, turn the ignition switch to the run position without starting the engine. Fully depress and release the accelerator pedal 3 times within 5 seconds. The light will flash and go out.


Corvette


1990-96

After an oil change, or when "CHANGE OIL" appears on the Trip Monitor, with the ignition on and engine off, press the "ENG MET" button (located on trip monitor) once. Press the "ENG MET" button again within 5 seconds. Within 5 seconds, press and hold the "RANGE" button (1990-1994) or "GAUGES" button (1995). The light will flash. When it stops flashing and goes out, the system is reset.


Chevrolet Suburban,
GMC Yukon XL,
Chevrolet Silverado,
GMC Trucks Sierra


2000-01,
1999-00

Turn the ignition key to the RUN position. Fully push and release the accelerator pedal 3 times within 5 seconds. If the CHANGE OIL SOON light flashes 2 times, the system is reset. However, if the light comes on and stays on for 5 seconds, the system did not reset. Repeat the procedure if the system does not reset.


Silverado, Sierra Trucks


1991-93

To reset the "CHANGE ENGINE OIL" message, turn the ignition key to the run position. Press and release the accelerator pedal three times within 5 seconds. If the light flashes for 5 seconds, the system is reset. Repeat procedure as needed.















on Dec 07, 2009 | Chevrolet Camaro Cars & Trucks

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How to set up garage door opener on my 2002 diamante


Detail Instructions from the owner's manual 1. Turn off engine
2. Prepare transmitter by erasing all three of the factory default channels by holding down the two outside buttons until the red light begins to flash. Release both buttons.
3. Hold the end of your hand-held transmitter (garage door remote) against the Homelink transmitter keeping the red light within the Homelink icon in view.
4. Using both hands push the hand-held transmitter button and the deisre button to be programmed on the Homelink transmitter. Do not release the buttons at this time.
5. Hold down both buttons until the red light on the universal transmitter flashes, first slowly then rapidly. When the light flashes rapidly, release both buttons.
To program the remaining two buttons, follow steps 3-5.

Jan 17, 2010 | 2002 Mitsubishi Diamante

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My abs light is on and my car shut off and wont come back on


Hi,

Your ABS light is not directly related to your engine and would not cause your vehicle to shut down. Therefore, we need to have the Diagnostic Codes extracted from your vehicle's computer, before we can examine likely causes.

Assuming you cannot extract codes from the DTC connector, I can offer a different method which applies to some late model Nissans...

ACCELERATOR PEDAL METHOD (read carefully):

1 Switch the ignition ON (but DO NOT start the engine). 2 Wait 3 seconds. 3 Within the next 5 seconds, "fully depress - then fully release the accelerator pedal" 5 times (i.e. once per second). 4 Wait 7 seconds. 5 Fully depress the accelerator pedal...and hold it down for approximately 10 seconds. 6 The "ENGINE CHECK" Light should begin flashing. Fully release the accelerator pedal. 7 Read codes as described in the Code Format Description below. Code Format Description - the fault code will be in one of the following Code Formats below: The code is made up of four groups of flashes each representing a digit. A long flash indicates the 'thousands' digit. 'Hundreds' 'Tens' and 'Ones' are groups of short flashes respectively. A long pause separates each trouble code. A shorter pause separates each group of flashes Please note: A '0' digit is indicated by 10 flashes with this system.
Or... Each code is made up of two series of flashes. The long flashes indicate the 'hundreds' digit, however can be a value up to 13 (eg 13 flashes = Thirteen Hundred). The short flashes indicate the 'ones' digit, however can a value up to 15. A long pause separates each code sequence. Once you obtain the codes (or have someone do it for you) from your ENGINE CHECK LIGHT, post the codes here are someone can assist you further. PS: Your first priority is to get the vehicle mobile again. We can then deal with the ABS issue separately. Cheers,

Jul 31, 2009 | 1997 Nissan Maxima

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Change oil light reset?


Hi Shady, here is the procedure for resetting the light.
Resetting Procedure
Follow this procedure to reset the GM Oil Life System™
  1. Turn the ignition to RUN, with the engine off.
  2. Fully press and release the accelerator pedal three times within five seconds.
  3. If the CHANGE OIL SOON light flashes, the system is resetting.
  4. Turn the key to OFF after the light has finished flashing, then start the vehicle.
  5. If the CHANGE OIL SOON light comes back on, the engine oil life system did not reset. Repeat the procedure.
With Trip Computer
  1. Press the MODE button until the light appears next to OIL LIFE.
  2. Press and hold the RESET button for three seconds. The oil life percentage should change to 100 percent.

Nov 02, 2008 | 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix

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