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1996 BMW Z3 Question: 96 z3 that when I go to get inspected comes up with 4 not ready codes.

 

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Visitor, Middleboro, MA, April 17, 2010, 16:52

I had the cam sensor replaced and was told to do a drive cycle and the codes would clear.I drove 2000 miles and they never cleared.The service light is not on,just not ready codes when they do emissions check

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    April 18, 2010, 19:38
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    Here are some articles I wrote on Drive Cycles and what to do about them, You can take them to a good shop, as this is a real problem for people. I do Smog Diagnosis and Repair In California, and it can really be tough to solve what I would call 'Hung Monitors'.

    http://repairpal.com/drive-cycle-emissions-readiness
    http://repairpal.com/drive-cycle-how-to-perform-a-basic-drive-cycle
    http://repairpal.com/Drive-Cycle-Issues
    here are some shops

    http://repairpal.com/directory?address=02346&car_brand_names=BMW

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