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| Originally posted by billB@Jul 21 2005, 10:54 AM |
you have to buy youself a reset tool for about $100.......I use R5 FCXll scan/reset tool.....made by peake research.......there is a way to jump the wires but I don't like it.....playing around with otherwise expensive electronics
| Originally posted by sp0rky@Jul 21 2005, 01:28 PM |
To get the green lights back, you only need to spend $0.10 on a small legnth of wire. No fancy equipment necessary for such a simple procedure!
The wire jumping procedure isn't dangerous in the least if your somewhat comfortable with your car. I mean - you do it by grounding the wire. It's not like it has power and your going to short it - the only way you could damage it is by connecting it to a positive lead.
The reset tools work in the same way. It jumpers the reset pin with a ground pin when you press the button.
| Originally posted by billB@Jul 21 2005, 09:12 PM |
Guys I have heard sorry stories about wire jumping......If the money is an issue here any place like Jeffy lubes and or auto zones will do it for free.... rather than jumping electronics......up to you of course
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