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2001 Dodge Dakota Question: How many miles do i need to drive to reset ODBII?

 

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zooyah, 3.9L V6, Las Vegas, NV, February 17, 2010, 12:26
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i disconnected my battery to do some repairs before i got a smog test they told me i need to drive awhile to reset my ODBII before it will pass, so how many miles do i need to drive or for how long?

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    February 18, 2010, 15:30
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    Please see the following RepairPal articles to learn about resetting the OBDII monitors on your 2001 Dodge Dakota:
    http://repairpal.com/drive-cycle-emissions-readiness
    http://repairpal.com/drive-cycle-how-to-perform-a-basic-drive-cycle
    http://repairpal.com/drive-cycle-problems

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    Visitor, April 21, 2010, 11:43

    You have to drive approx 40 warm up cycles for the truck to learn your driving patterns after the ODB system has been shut down. FYI, your OBD system was not actually shut down. Simply disconnecting a battery cable DOES NOT reset the computer.

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