Chrysler Drive Cycle – ODB2 Readiness Monitors

In order to determine if your Jeep, Dodge, or Chrysler vehicle is ready for an emissions test, first check the MIL (check engine light). Turn on the ignition to ON, but do not start the engine. The check engine light f the (MIL) will turn on for 15 seconds. After 15 seconds, one of two

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Honda and Acura Drive Cycle

The Honda Drive Cycle is included in recent owners manuals. Additionally, Honda and Acura will indicate, on vehicle startup of the readiness monitors are set. When you turn the ignition to On-2 without starting the engine, the MIL will come on for 20 seconds. If the MIL turn off again, then the readiness monitors are set. If

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Ford Motors Drive Cycle Readiness for Smog Check

Ford Escort and Ford Probe 1.8L Engine Prequisites: Cold Start, Fuel level between 15% and 85%. All accessories off Start the vehicle and idle for 5 minutes. While in park or neutral, rev the engine to 2500 rpm for 15 seconds While in park or neutral, rev the engine to 4000 rpm for 15 seconds

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Toyota Drive Cycle OBDII Readiness Monitors

Toyota has various OBD2 readiness monitors for emissions testing, and by conducting a Toyota Drive cycle, you can activate and ready the Toyota ODBII sensors. If your smog technician tells you the specific drive cycle to perform, you can focus on just triggering that drive cycle. Otherwise you need to exercise each of the types

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General Motors Drive Cycle For Smog Check

In order to get all your OBD2 monitors for your GM (Chevy, Buick, Cadillac, GMC, Pontiac, Oldsmobile) vehicle ready, please perform the following steps: Start the vehicle from a cold start. The time to do this is if you have not driven the vehicle for a few hours and the engine coolant temperature is less

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Is My Car Ready for a Smog? Readiness monitors and Drive Cycle

Most 1996 and new vehicles have on board computers called an On Board Diagnostics II monitors (OBDII). OBDII contains information which is used to conduct smog tests, and determine smog test readiness. On average, there are 8-11 monitors that OBDII provides, and all these monitors must be in a ready state in order for a

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