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I have a 2005 PT Cruiser, W/ 4K miles, batt. must have gone…

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Hello, I have a 2005 PT Cruiser, W/ 4K miles, batt. must have gone down a while back, and now went to get inspection N.Y., and it failed, says bad o2 sensor, and cat., I drove 60 miles, tried again, fail, went out 100 mile run, tried and fail. the inspector said drive 55mph, coast to stop, and go..

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you located all of the vehicle's oxygen sensors? Are the wires leading to and from each intact and in good shape?

Yes, car is as NEW.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your PT Cruiser yourself? What have you tried so far?

This is my only car that does not need work. 4K miles as new!

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No thanks

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9/20/2017
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what are the code numbers you are getting?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
No codes, but computer for N.Y.state inspection was saying that
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I dont know the correct procedure to clear, as far as drive 55 mph for 30 min., slow to stop drive up to cruise speed...

does the engine light stay on?

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why are they failing you with no codes?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
No engine light

they must be getting a pending code,,did they give you a code number?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
No

why are they thinking something is wrong with the cat or the o2sensors?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
The computer screen at the inspection station is saying O2 sensor and Cat.

please stand by. perhaps one of the other guys has a better idea of what is going on here.

someone will be right with you.

thanks

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This means a specific drive cycle needs to be done for the o2 sensor and cat. Give me a few minutes to upload procedure for you, thanks.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Thank you Dan very much, cant wait to cure tomorrow!

No problem, I'm happy to help. Let me know if there is anything else I can do, thanks again and have a good night.

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