2004 Buick Century Q&A
2004 Buick Century Question: drive cycle
Drive cycles are different for each car. Your car's computer checks the functionality of the emission system each time you start and drive your car but some systems like the evaporative emission control system and the catalytic converter require a certain amount of driving under certain conditions, speed and temperature changes. Just drive your car for a few weeks it will do the tests itself. - patrick mannion
...about 250 miles now and it still wont pass the test. does anyone know how many miles until the drive cycle resets for this car?
done drive cycle 1oo times no codes and no mil light ;-) Jim
i took my car to the emissions test site and it keeps getting rejected because of incomplete monitors i just recently got my catalytc converter fixed and some one said i have to drive it at least 1...
...changed the battery will it clear any code or monitors on the car. i was told that i have to a drive cycle is that true???
check engine light comes on at 15 mph and goes off when I get to 45 mph.