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It is possible to turn off the check engine light on a vehicle, including a Grand Am, by disconnecting the battery. It must remain disconnected for at least five minutes. In some cases, this won't remove the trouble code... More »

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The recommended way to reset the service light in a vehicle is to repair the part that is causing the service light to be active. Short-term fixes include disconnecting the battery of the vehicle and draining the remaini... More »

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To disable the service engine light in a vehicle, use a scan tool, or disconnect the car's battery. It is easier and safer to use a scan tool, though without one, the process generally takes 20 to 30 minutes. More »

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