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CementTRD

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Does anyone know if disconnected battery for 30 mins will clear engine light? Someone fueled up my truck and never tightened gas cap and when it got to 1/4 tank the light came on. If it clears it but comes back on I’ll try and book it in. Only reason I ask is, it’s like pulling teeth to get an appointment. They are sooo busy

Thanks for any feedback!
 

Rob Daman

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It'll go away on it's own if it's just the gas cap. The ECU after certain parameters runs a check on emissions and if no faults it'll clear.

Also some local autoparts stores may scan and clear your codes but it depends on local laws.
 

CementTRD

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It’s canada, tied to dealerships.
 

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Disconnecting the battery for like 30 seconds (less actually) will clear the check engine light.

I have to do it frequently due to my aftermarket stereo system.
 

solscooter

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Disconnecting the battery for like 30 seconds (less actually) will clear the check engine light.

I have to do it frequently due to my aftermarket stereo system.

wha??? curious how your stereo is setting off a CEL!?!