How to Clear OBD-II Codes?

Answer Onboard Diagnostic (OBD) allows cars to sense a malfunction and categorize it. The OBD-II edition of the system is standard for cars manufactured since 1996. The car's computer senses a problem w... Read More »

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How to Clear GM Codes?

No matter what kind of GM vehicle you drive, odds are at some point, a trouble code will be triggered and the check engine light will go on. This is your vehicle's way of telling you something is w... Read More »

How to Clear Diagnostic Codes in a CTS?

The diagnostic codes sent by the Cadillac CTS computer illuminate the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) for emissions related faults. The code is also stored in the power train control module (PCM) ... Read More »

How to Clear Codes on a Ford?

A Ford's computer sends a code when one or more of the sensors fail. The code turns on the check engine light on the dash, warning the driver there is something wrong with the vehicle. Depending on... Read More »

How to Clear the Codes on a Ford F-150?

If the Check Engine light on your Ford F-150 pick-up won't turn off, you might need to reset the codes on the OBD II (On-Board Diagnostics II) computer. For U.S. vehicles made prior to 1996, when O... Read More »