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Old 07-13-2013, 11:06 AM   #1
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After resetting the code How many miles until you know it's "cleared"

After you reset the code (removing the negative battery terminal for a half hour) How many miles do you need to go to know if it is "cleared" I have the code 43 and I keep trying everything but replacing the valve springs, so I am just curious as to how any miles I need to goo before I can get it inspected, without them knowing the "code was reset"

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Old 07-13-2013, 11:20 AM   #2
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I dunno exactly but to not have a recently cleared code, it needs something like 40 fully warmed up engine cycles. And you only need to disco the battery for 2-3 minutes to clear the codes.

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Old 07-13-2013, 11:23 AM   #3
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I work on Nissan and we have to drive around 50 miles to clear the SRT's
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I work on Nissan and we have to drive around 50 miles to clear the SRT's
That wouldn't be enough to pass smog in California after clearing the codes, I'd be surprised if just driving a single 50 mile trip would be enough in a Nissan.
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I just bought a cheapo scanner off of amazon for ~$15 to read/clear codes.
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Disco-ing the battery will not reset the codes. The only way to clear a code is with a "Code Reader." Disco-ing the battery only make you have to "Reteach," the ECM to recognize/read all the sensors, by driving approx, 60 miles.
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200 miles
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warmed up to the first dot between 210 and 0

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