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can the Check Engine light turn off manually?

Old 10-May-2005, 11:46 PM
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Exclamation can the Check Engine light turn off manually?

heeh, did something stupid and it pops on...
can it be reset by myself or it has to be done at dealer?

i did a experiment and i guess some of you guys might know what it is, it don't really work after a few drive... so i just plug it back in
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Old 11-May-2005, 12:17 AM
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what kinda car? you could disconnect the battery depending on the car and reset the ecu. but ive always used a scan tool to clear codes in the comp
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Old 11-May-2005, 03:13 AM
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i know how to turn it off on a 94+ integra what kind of car do you have?
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Old 11-May-2005, 07:29 AM
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yea remove the batery and leave it 4 a coupple of mins then it should go away
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97 Civic CX with Auto tranny...
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tranny won't shift down properly/smoothly when deceleration...
guess it needed that plug to send electricity to the tranny eh? any clue guys? thats mean the auto tranny is a electric powered tranny?
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I can reset it for you using my scan tool. Contact me at [email protected] for a nominal fee.
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Originally posted by doggy69247
yea remove the batery and leave it 4 a coupple of mins then it should go away
yes, should go away, if the problem is fixed.
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Originally posted by derAMG
97 Civic CX with Auto tranny...
Pop the hood, and pull out the "ECU BACK-UP" fuse from the under hood fuse box, wait 60 seconds, and DONE!

Btw; it'll also re-set your radio so you'll loose all your pre-sets.
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Originally posted by Solid Alibye


Pop the hood, and pull out the "ECU BACK-UP" fuse from the under hood fuse box, wait 60 seconds, and DONE!

Btw; it'll also re-set your radio so you'll loose all your pre-sets.
If its a stock radio, make sure you got the security code.
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