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Old 11-15-2012, 10:08 PM   #11
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I also recommend you don't touch your ECU. It takes a couple of days after an ECU touch before you can go to an inspection computer.

Those computers will tell the tech that you have tampered with the ECU with in a couple of days.

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lol crap! this is too much trouble! ill just slap the cat back on the take it off later
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argh help ugrgently needed please water leak

i have a water leak from the front of my engine the 2 larger pipes what they go onto seems to be gushing with water from the rear of it any suggestions please this item is just under altnator would haelf if i had a diagram to work of
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i have a water leak from the front of my engine the 2 larger pipes what they go onto seems to be gushing with water from the rear of it any suggestions please this item is just under altnator would haelf if i had a diagram to work of
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I also recommend you don't touch your ECU. It takes a couple of days after an ECU touch before you can go to an inspection computer.

Those computers will tell the tech that you have tampered with the ECU with in a couple of days.

I know, I did it once.

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Huh, it takes a couple to few drive cycles not days. You just needed to drive more.




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i have a water leak from the front of my engine the 2 larger pipes what they go onto seems to be gushing with water from the rear of it any suggestions please this item is just under altnator would haelf if i had a diagram to work of


Sounds like a water pump housing leak or something, I suggest you make your own thread instead of hijacking someone's thread that doesn't even pertain to what's going on with your car..
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Sounds like a water pump housing leak or something, I suggest you make your own thread instead of hijacking someone's thread that doesn't even pertain to what's going on with your car..

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True ... I haven't really done a good drive in a while.

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They only do that in certain states and cars older than 96' pre OBD II cars. You may not pass if you reset the ECU it may say "not ready" it will need a few drive cycles on it. I've had mine say that before after resetting it and heading to the place. Had to drive around a bit to get some drive cycles on it.
What Paul said is true, resetting the CPU without cycling it will display the Not Ready code for them. So they won't perform the inspection. Did you ever find out what the code was?
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What Paul said is true, resetting the CPU without cycling it will display the Not Ready code for them. So they won't perform the inspection. Did you ever find out what the code was?
kinda right.


when the computer is reset (either by disconnecting the battery or by clearing the codes with a scan tool), there are 6-9 monitors that need to be reset. 4 of them (iirc) cycle almost immediately on the first startup.

The others, O2 sensors, Evap, egr, need to go through drive cycles.

you are allowed to have only ONE not ready, 2 or more and you fail inspection.

in the OP's case, he will fail, because the O2 sensor will come "ready" before the evap (evap is 95% of the time the last to come ready) and cause the CEL to come on.


Either get an O2 cheater or a tune to eliminate that.
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