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I was told I have to run my 2003 Chev Malibu thru the drive cycle to reset the computers. How far do I need to drive and how will I know when it is completed?

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At least 50 to 100 miles, once the computer resets the light will go out. have a great day !! if no more problems.

Posted on May 26, 2011

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