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Old 10-04-2012, 02:48 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by UnknownAlly View Post
50 miles of city driving didnt work for me. Im now at 160 miles to be safe. Going to smog it tomorrow.
You need to take it on the highway for literally 2-3 minutes cursing above 40mph. It's another test that gets run. This has to be after 7 minutes of the car being on.. any time before that, it won't even start the test.

This tests for emissions. If you have a leak in the gas tank.. even a small one that won't pressurize the system, it throws a code. If you pass, another one of those damn 'ready' things gets checked off he ECU for emissions testing. It's one of about 7-8.
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