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1996 Land Rover Discovery Question: How do I turn off the engine light of my 1996 Discovery?

 

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Visitor, Fort Worth, TX, July 02, 2011, 15:59

I have done all I can but it seems the light just keep light up. I need to do a state inspection but can not get it done with the light on. Need your help please. Thank you kindly.

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, July 02, 2011, 17:21
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    If the light keeps coming back on there is a code stored in the computer of your car. The code needs to be retrieved using a scan tool, the fault fixed and code then erased. After the codes have been erased the computer needs to see certain driving criteria met called drive cycles where it tests the various emission components in your car it then passes what are called "monitors" and then the car is ready to have a Smog Test done. It could take several weeks in some cases to get the car to pass the various "drive cycles".

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    December 01, 2014, 15:06
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    Disconnect the battery to clear previously stored fault codes.

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