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
incomplete monitors on 2002 Buick Century
by jkindred10 in Gary, IN on December 04, 2010
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ANSWER by Bret Bodas on December 04, 2010
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!
COMMENT by jkindred10 on December 04, 2010
THANKS I WROTE DOWN WHAT I NEED TO DO FOR THE DRIVE CYCLE HOPEFULLY IT WORKS
i jus recently changed the battery out of my 2002 buick and wanted to see if i 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 tru...