Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Manalapan, NJ
Bronco Info: 87 FSB, Carbed 351/C6, Rough Country 6" lift, 35" BFG MT
Can you reset OBD-II check engine light without scan tool?
My daily driver 2000 Ford Ranger 2.5 check engine light came on today and the first place I looked was the gas cap and sure enough It was loose. (Another reason NJ needs self serve gas) I am 99.9999% sure this is the problem or just a coincidense that the cap was loose. Truck runs fine.
Is there a way to reset the light without a scan tool. I have read that you can disconnect the battery for a while with the headlights on, start and shut off the motor for 25 cycles, etc. Is any of these true?
I refuse to take it to a shop but wanted your opinions before I drop the $100+ on a simple scan tool.
Any help is appreciated.