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SpynCycle

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CHeck Engine Light reset
« on: 07/31/12 04:01 PM »

After the light gets turned on due to a loose fuel cap, will it eventually reset, or will it stay on forever?

Is there anyway to reset the light without a code reader?
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Re: CHeck Engine Light reset
« Reply #1 on: 07/31/12 04:44 PM »

Remove the cap and retighten it. It should reset after driving it around a while.
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Re: CHeck Engine Light reset
« Reply #2 on: 07/31/12 05:09 PM »

you can disconnect the battery for 10 minutes also but it will come back if its a reoccurring problem with the system.
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Re: CHeck Engine Light reset
« Reply #3 on: 07/31/12 06:11 PM »

You could buy a code reader and clear it yourself. Just buy a cheap one.
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Re: CHeck Engine Light reset
« Reply #4 on: 07/31/12 06:58 PM »

If you have an Android phone, install Torque ($5), an engine analyzer app. Buy an OBDII bluetooth adapter on Ebay for $20. Now you can view your codes, look them up, and reset them. For $25. Works on any car with OBDII.
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Re: CHeck Engine Light reset
« Reply #5 on: 08/25/12 06:37 PM »

If you have an Android phone, install Torque ($5), an engine analyzer app. Buy an OBDII bluetooth adapter on Ebay for $20. Now you can view your codes, look them up, and reset them. For $25. Works on any car with OBDII.
  I am interested in doing this but would like to know a bit more specific's Like whats the part number on  amazon for the bluetooth  OBDII Adapter?
 I noticed there are a few on there . Also just like to make sure I get all the right things to make it work right for my 2004 , 1500 chev. ave. thank you
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Re: CHeck Engine Light reset
« Reply #6 on: 09/05/12 12:12 AM »

Is there an iphone app for that ??
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Re: CHeck Engine Light reset
« Reply #7 on: 09/05/12 06:37 PM »

great idea!
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Re: CHeck Engine Light reset
« Reply #8 on: 09/11/12 02:42 AM »

FYI, you can pull the ECM fuse to reset the computer as well. And doing it this way will not reset your radio presets or time. And as stated, the light will go away once the computer knows there is not an issue any longer.
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