Tips To Properly Reset a Check Engine Light?

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When a check engine or maintenance light comes on, this can be daunting for some drivers because they usually think they got to spend a lot of money on repairs.

But even after you’ve performed a tune-up on your vehicle, the light is still on. This worries many Sicklerville drivers because they might think that something is still wrong with their vehicle. This dilemma can be solved by learning how to reset the check engine light manually. 

Use this guide to learn how to reset a check engine light properly. Do this from home or visit our Turnersville service center and have a factory-trained mechanic do this for you! Schedule a service appointment with us today!

Service Your Vehicle As Soon As There’s A Problem 

Service lights somehow tend to come on at the worst times. This is why some people ignore car issues for a better time but this can further damage your vehicle if there’s a serious issue!

The sooner you bring your vehicle to our service center near Cherry Hill, the faster the issue can be resolved and you have your Nissan check engine light reset. Contact us for more information!

Disconnecting The Negative Battery Cable 

Now, if you’re more hands-on with your auto maintenance, there’s a tried and tested method to reset your check engine light. It requires that you look and work under the hood of your vehicle, but it’ll do the trick. Learn how to reset a check engine light by following these steps below:

  1. Turn off the ignition and put on safety glasses and gloves
  2. Locate the negative terminal. Usually, it has a black cap and a negative (–) symbol. For reference, the positive cap is red and will have a positive (+) symbol.
  3. Loosen the nut on the negative terminal with a wrench, then pull the negative connector from the battery. Keep it to the side for 30 – 60 seconds.
  4. Reconnect the negative cable and tighten it back up with your wrench.

Service Your Vehicle at Nissan of Turnersville 

If a Nissan check engine light reset sounds too hard for you, then bring your vehicle to our service at Nissan of Turnersville near Woodbury today. Here, we can service your car, reset your check engine light, and have you back out onto the road in no time. Schedule an appointment with us today!

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