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96 chevy s 10 engine light

Old 02-01-2010, 03:37 PM
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my check engine light came on so i went down to to auto parts store and the told me what the problem was so i bought the parts and fixed it but now the light is stuck on and i have emissions soon and if its on it wont pass, is there anthing i can do to manually shut the light off?
Old 04-27-2010, 08:37 PM
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you can turn off your engine light by disconnecting the battery on the truck and then pumping the brake pedal 3 to 4 times. i cant remember which. this worked for me on my 96 sonoma. apparently it also works on many other GM vehicles.
Old 04-27-2010, 09:13 PM
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You don't have to pump the brake. Just disconnect the negative terminal from the battery for about a minute or so. That resets the ECM, but if you still have an issue the light will come back on.
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what was the code that caused the light to come on ?
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