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Chevrolet Astro my check engine soon light is on with the

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my "check engine soon" light...
my "check engine soon" light is on with the key on but engine is off.
how do I reset this? a guy at a local parts place plugged in a code reader but saw no errors.
the state inspection station keeps getting a "not ready" status
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Hello!

 

THis is normal. Your check engine light needs to come on when the key is in the on position for a bulb check. Once the vehicle is started, the light should go out.

 

If your battery died just recently, chances are you just need to drive the vehicle to get the readiness monitors to run.

 

 

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how long do I need to drive it to reset?
Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 6 years ago

It all depends.

 

Anywhere from 30 minutes to two weeks.

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