Vehicle in question is a 1998 chevy S-10 Blazer. 4.3 vortec, with
the LS package, whatever that means. And trailer package.
Took it in for emissions test on Jan 31. Can't read, accout of
three sensors being off line. Did you have a dead battery, they
ask. Yep, a couple days ago. I'd left the dome light on. Needed a
boost to get going again.
Back to the repair garage every couple days. And the three
sensors still off line. They tell me to keep driving it, and they
will come back after awhile.
Any tips on how to get them back online, sooner? This is growing
old in a hurry, having to go back to the garage every other day.
And my emissions sticker is expired 12 days ago.
Christopher A. Young
You can't shout down a troll.
Due to the dead battery, it sounds like you have three incomplete
drive cycle monitors. These are OBD2 system self checks that are
erased if the battery is disconnected or trouble codes are
Make sure the fuel level is between 1/4 and 3/4 full or the EVAP
monitor will not run, you need two or more cold starts driving a
mix of urban and highway driving trips of at least 15 miles,
normal accelerations to 60 MPH with closed throttle decelerations
to 20 MPH.
There is a set OBD2 drive cycle
that normally runs all the monitors, but it's pretty near
impossible to follow exactly, a scan tool can read incomplete
monitors and armed with -that- information, the drive cycles can
be tailored towards those incomplete monitors.
It varies by state program, most/some allow the test as valid
with up to two incomplete monitors...
* Snocreep will have a hissy fit because this one is for Ford,
but they're basically all the same...
OH - MY - GOD! Aside from his pointing out these very lame defenses did
I also not just point out he kept misspelling "inmature"? And what does
he do? He misspells it again!!!
He cannot and will not fix his usenet program to keep it from adding
He cannot and will not spell check or proof read or break anything into
He cannot and will not cite sources for his outlandish crap.
(his lame website is not a "source" mind you.)
And it seems he cannot and will not STFU!
The better question is who are you trying to impress? So far you haven't
impressed anyone except maybe a naive few. You post for one reason and
one reason only, to feed that over inflated ego of yours.
The Snoball Defense System.
Sno on brakes:
snoman...I'll tell you who he impresses....that's me!
I too remember your bendix brake misfire. That one still cracks me up. The
only points you earned and cuda lost was for speed.
See history..... http://tinyurl.com/3d7pvp
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