How to Reset the Service Engine Light on the Mitsubishi Eclipse from piros365's blog

Pre-1996


Turn off the ignition key. Disconnect the battery cables from the battery located on the front passenger's side of the engine compartment. Loosen the 10 mm battery cable end bolt with a 10 mm wrench and twist while pulling the cable from the terminal. OBDSTAR Scanner Repeat for the positive cable end.


Touch the cable ends together and turn the ignition key to the "On" position. This will drain the capacitors that store the power for the memory in the on-board computer. Leave the battery disconnected for 15 minutes to ensure the memory is reset.


Reconnect the battery cables beginning with the positive cable end and tighten the cable end bolts securely. gm tech2 Test-drive the car in both city and highway conditions to allow the on-board computer to relearn the fuel trim and idle speed.


Post-1996


Connect a scan tool to the diagnostic port located under the driver's side of the dash near the steering column. Turn the ignition key to the "On" position.


Read the codes and descriptions by selecting "OBD-II Diagnostics" from the menu on the scan tool display then select "Read Codes" from the diagnostic menu. Yanhua Digimaster 3 It may be useful to write down the existing codes and descriptions for future diagnostics if the repair proves unsuccessful.


Erase the codes by selecting "Erase" or "Clear Codes" from the menu. Select "Yes" when the warning message is displayed asking if you are sure you want to erase the codes. Test-drive the car in both city and highway driving conditions to allow the computer to relearn fuel trims and run its automatic emissions control checks.



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