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Old 12-11-2007, 01:47 PM   #1
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Emission Test - OBD NOT READY?

Hi there,
I went to emission test yesterday, they said that my car is not OBD ready.
I've derived the car about 85 miles after MAF, ICV cleaning and OBD reset now. The guy from emission test station was talking about "Drive Cycle Time" how should I know, when the car becomes OBD ready to go there again?

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Old 12-12-2007, 05:15 PM   #2
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I forget when OBDII came into play, someone please reimind me.
Is it possible that your car is OBDI or Im just not thinking right now.
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Old 12-13-2007, 12:51 AM   #3
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OBD2 scanner says "Catalyst Monitor incomplete"

my OBD2 scanner says "Catalyst Monitor incomplete" Since DTCs Cleared.
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Old 12-13-2007, 07:22 PM   #4
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emission passed :)

since I had only one Monitor unset (OBD NOT READY) and everything else was OK I've passed the emission test today



State Arizona Inspection Requirements - Program Elements

Vehicles with excessive unset readiness indictors will be rejected from testing. (Monitors indicate the OBD systemís readiness to be audited. Model Year (MY) 2000 and older may have no more than 2 monitors unset. MY 2001 and newer may have no more than 1 unset monitor.)
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Old 03-05-2008, 09:14 PM   #5
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More on Emission Test - OBD NOT READY? Drive Cycle

I just had my emission test here in NJ. They plug into the OBD. I had cleared a code with my scan tool about 80 miles earlier, and when the Inspection Station dude hooked up he said my OBD was "Not Ready", and that I probably needed some more Drive Cycles. OK, anyone have an idea how long after a reset you have drive or how many times you have to start the car to "totally" clear everything so that the OBD is "Ready"?

I don't want to bring the car back to the Inspection Station too soon, if I need more "drive cycles". Help?

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Old 03-06-2008, 12:32 AM   #6
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glad I dont have to mess with any emissions tests that would be a pain in the butt
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Old 03-06-2008, 12:59 AM   #7
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They are the worst thing ever... I hate emissions testing. I have to do it ever year. Pima county emmisions. I need to move.
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