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2002 Buick Century Question: incomplete monitors

 

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jkindred10, Gary, IN, December 04, 2010, 00:08
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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 100 miles before it can read its fixed is that true if not what should i do to pass emissons

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, December 04, 2010, 00:26
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    Many shops don't understand what it takes to address these issues. It's unfortunate, but that's the reality.
    Have a look here at info from one of the leading emissions experts here in California:
    http://repairpal.com/drive-cycle-emissions-readiness
    http://repairpal.com/Drive-Cycle-Issues
    http://repairpal.com/drive-cycle-how-to-perform-a-basic-drive-cycle
    Hope that helps!

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    jkindred10, December 04, 2010, 08:28
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    THANKS I WROTE DOWN WHAT I NEED TO DO FOR THE DRIVE CYCLE HOPEFULLY IT WORKS

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