Go Back   EcoModder Forum > EcoModding > Instrumentation
Register Now
 Register Now

Reply  Post New Thread
Submit Tools LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-02-2011, 09:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
AeroModder's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Oregon
Posts: 471

Tank - '96 Ford Aspire 4 door
Team Ford
90 day: 46.75 mpg (US)
Thanks: 15
Thanked 65 Times in 48 Posts
Just got my SG2, but it won't clear codes

I have one CEL code that's keeping the light on, and I believe I fixed the problem, but when I went to clear the code using the Scangauge, nothing happens, and the light stays on. The "force clear" method says "no response" every time I try it.

Any tricks on getting stubborn codes cleared out?

EDIT: Got it to clear the code, but it comes right back. Apparently, cleaning the EGR valve wasn't enough.

In Reason we Trust

Last edited by AeroModder; 03-02-2011 at 10:13 PM..
  Reply With Quote
Alt Today
Popular topics

Other popular topics in this forum...

Old 03-02-2011, 10:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
OCD Master EcoModder
brucepick's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Eastern CT, USA
Posts: 1,917

Outasight - '00 Honda Insight
Team Honda
Gen-1 Insights
90 day: 59.79 mpg (US)
Thanks: 401
Thanked 366 Times in 249 Posts
I've had good luck calling LinearLogic (they make the SG) with difficult questions. They did their best and were forthcoming with whatever they knew on the topic. I think you'll find their number on their site.
Coast long and prosper.
Driving '00 Honda Insight, acquired Feb 2016.

  Reply With Quote
Old 03-03-2011, 06:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
Zerohour's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: PA
Posts: 314

Pooparu - '01 Subaru Outback Limited
90 day: 28.12 mpg (US)

Cop Car - '94 Chevy Caprice Interceptor 9C1
Last 3: 18.48 mpg (US)

Mini - '11 Mini Cooper
90 day: 37.63 mpg (US)

Gramps - '95 Subaru Legacy Postal
90 day: 23.18 mpg (US)
Thanks: 10
Thanked 17 Times in 10 Posts
What is the code? Not to be mean, but you do realize the CEL is on for a reason. Maybe resolving the issue would case the light to turn off the proper way. :-p Some items will trip the CEL immediately, so you vehicle (either the tempo or the aspire) could be tripping the light for a malfunction as the code is clearing.

  Reply With Quote
Reply  Post New Thread

Thread Tools

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
All content copyright EcoModder.com