I recieved a rejection sticker and had my car fixed, drove it 105 miles,had it reinspected and two things came up not ready. I then drove it anouther 25 miles totaling 130 miles after repair, had them inspect it again, and now three things came up not ready.What should I do?
how many miles do I have to drive my car to reset the engine cycle? on 2001 Pontiac Grand Am
by Kevin2001 in Quincy, MA on January 14, 2012
ANSWER by 99pontiacowner on March 22, 2012
Its not how many mile you drive but the sequence u drive. for instance...some cars want you to drive @ 40 mph for ten minutes then kick it up to 55 for 5 minutes...then shut off for at least 5 minutes then start again for x amount of minutes. Each car is different. Do a Google search for your car. Also if u got 3 or 4 different codes now then u need to just stop ....take a deep breath....if u are going to do it yourself....then i cant recommend a better site than http://easyautodiagnostics.com/ or http://troubleshootmycar.com. I never have done emissions before until now. i was able to clear 4 different codes and replace the right parts the first time i went through the instructions on that site... make sure u book mark it....it will save u alot of $$$ and the tests are easy