How do you complete a Honda drive cycle?

How do you complete a Honda drive cycle?

Drive Cycle for the Honda/Acura Vehicle

  1. Start the motor and keep the car idle for 20 seconds.
  2. Rev the engine to 2000 RPM for 3 minutes.
  3. Idle for 20 seconds again.
  4. Go to a highway and drive between 50-60mph for 20 minutes.
  5. Conduct city driving for 10 minutes, and during this time, perform some coasting.

How do I get my OBD monitor ready?

To determine if readiness OBD II monitors are complete:

  1. Turn the ignition key to the “on” position for 15 seconds without cranking the engine.
  2. If the “Service Engine Soon” light blinks eight times, one or more readiness monitors are incomplete.

Why is my OBD system not ready?

Electrical problems, if the computer is losing power when the ignition is turned off (blown fuse, wiring problem, or has an internal computer problem) the computers memory is erased and system will be “not ready”.

How many miles do you need to drive to reset computer?

Here’s something you probably don’t know: after clearing the car’s computer you will need to drive for about 50 to 100 miles. As you drive your car the computer will monitor all the sensors and register the results. You can use GOFAR to constantly monitor your car diagnostics.

How many miles does it take to complete a drive cycle?

For some people, they can get the required number of drive cycle in as little as 50 miles while others may drive a few hundred before getting the drive cycles conditions met.

How many drive cycles does it take to clear check engine light?

To make sure the check engine light does not reappear, it’s recommended that you drive your car 30 to 100 miles. This enables the vehicle’s “Drive Cycle” to reset, as the various sensors need time to recalibrate.

How long does it take for engine codes to reset?

If you are sure that you have fixed the problem causing the check engine light, the engine light will reset itself after 10-20 successful cycles, and as you can imagine – 10-20 successful cycles can take a lot of time. Therefore it’s much easier to reset the check engine light with an OBD2 scanner.

Can you reset the check engine light by disconnecting the battery?

Leaving the battery disconnected for about 15 minutes will ensure the vehicle systems will completely reset when you reconnect the battery. Disconnecting the battery will clear the error codes and reset the check engine light.

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