How do you reset the check engine light on a Mitsubishi Lancer?
- Open the hood of your Lancer, and turn the retaining nut on the negative battery cable clamp counterclockwise to loosen it using a socket wrench.
- Slide the cable clamp off of the negative battery terminal. Wait 10 minutes and reconnect the cable clamp.
Correspondingly, will my car pass emissions if I reset the check engine light?
To pass an OBD-II emissions test, a vehicle must: If you clear the 'Check Engine' light, or reset the OBD-II monitors right before your emissions test, your vehicle typically will not pass because the catalyst and EVAP monitors need time to run. If it's not in a "ready" state, your vehicle will automatically fail.
In this manner, how do you reset the service light on a Mitsubishi Lancer?
Press and hold INFO button until the spanner icon starts to flash. Press the INFO button. You should see “CLEAR” message on the display. Press the INFO button again to confirm the service reminder reset.
Press Read or Enter on the scanner depending on the scanner model that you have. Scroll down to I/M Readiness menu and select it. Look at all the systems. If most of them say NOT READY, it means the check engine light was recently reset.