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Resetting a check engine light requires completing a diagnostic test on car's computer, which varies up to $100, as of April 2015. Dealerships generally charge a higher cost to complete a diagnostic, while smaller shops ... More »

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To reset the check-engine light in vehicles manufactured in and after 1996, use an OBD II code-scanning tool to clear the codes stored in the control module. Another option to reset the check-engine light is to disconnec... More »

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There are several ways to reset the "check engine" light on a Toyota Matrix, which include removing the proper fuse, disconnecting the battery or using a diagnostics machine. Removing the light requires resetting the veh... More »

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A blinking check engine light means that the onboard diagnostic system detected a problem with the engine. A blinking light, rather than a steady light, often indicates a serious engine misfire. A driver with a blinking ... More »

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To turn off the check engine light in a car, either bring the car in to a mechanic or use a trouble code scanning tool, then fix the problem that is causing the light to be illuminated. If the light stays on and there is... More »

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The check engine light in a vehicle takes varying amounts of time to reset based on the method chosen to reset it. The best way to reset a check engine light is to repair the problem that's causing the light to be on. More »

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If the check engine light comes on, then the car should be taken to an auto parts store or automotive service center. They will be able to retrieve the problem code from the car's computer using a handheld device. Most a... More »

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