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I can't get it ready for smog check. I've changed the sensor…

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I can't get it...

I can't get it ready for smog check. I've changed the sensor already and the check engine light still turns on.

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?

Stay on. I then treated the gas with an additive to clean the tank and the light turned off so I took it back to the smog test and he said it was not ready

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Mercedes?

2002 c230

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your C230 yourself? What have you tried so far?

A mechanic said it was a sensor that needed to be replaced which I did took it to 2 mechanics already

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Mercedes Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 4 months ago
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HI,

Ok, what they are referring to are the emissions monitors that show as either not ready/incomplete or as ready. You need them in the readiness state that requires performing a condition based drive cycle.

I have attached the drive cycle for you in pdf file format. You will need to do this to get all the monitors to set to ready state.

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