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Is it the check engine light / service engine soon. There is no maintence light information for your vehicle.
My apologes it is the "service engine soon" light
You will need to scan the computer system to pull the failure code information from the computer. It is reset / cleared with the scan tool also. You can try to disconnect the battery for about an hour but that may not work and a scan tool will need to be used.
I am kind of stuck as I need to get my car a NY state inspection and the error code that comes up is a small vacuum leak. no one can find it and they now say that they need to remove the gas tank to find it. My $18 inspection turns into a $500 pull the tank and pray. If I can turn off the service engine light with a full tank it passes inspection. Any thoughts?
I am not positive about your state inspection laws as we don't have them here , we have loaded emissions testing. But If they scan your computer system and see that it was reset and all of the emission testing has not run / completed they may not pass it either. Small evap leaks are very hard to find and can cost a lot in diagnosis.
That is where I am stuck. A small evap leak that goes away when the tank is full. If I could make the light go off before the inspection I wouldnt have to worry about it before next years inspection. Thank you for your help
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