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Failed inspection cause two diagnostics are not ready --

Dealer seems unable to fix problem -now have may car for second day and are driving it everywhere in an attempt to get the computer to reset

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  • myrweinste Aug 16, 2008

    there was NO !!!! original problem -car ....was fine BUT upon state inspection it failed because the on Board Dignostic registered two systems-one the catalytic converter and another oxygen sensors???as not ready-at the dealership for the third day!!!!!!! and they CANNOT FIND WHAT IS WRONG and they claim they are driving to the "north pole" and back (my words) in order to get the computer to "RESET" car is 2004 Hyundai Sonata with 13,000 miles .....had huge problem in April when they replaced, the timing belt, the serpentine belt, rotors and front brakes --cost $840.00 .....I feel CHEATED

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    mike watson May 11, 2010

    What was the original problem?

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A lot of systems on OBD2 need to have a week of stop and go plus highway driveing to set the monitors.If they tried to change those items(The belts) to correct the OBD issue then I feel that you did get cheated.

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