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How to reset engine management light EML?

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To reset your engine management light (EML) is simple. You first need to buy a OBD 2 scanner and scan your car for faults. The scanners nowadays are quite cheap around £50 and we have recommended which scanners to by below click here to view the scanners. You simply find your cars OBD 2 port usually above the accelerator pedal and plug the machine in, then scan the car for faulty. Once the scan has finished you click clear fault, and the scanner will clear all the errors.

2 simple steps on how to reset or clear engine management light EML on your car.

To reset or clear the engine management light buy one of the 3 recommended scanners click here. Note the more expensive models cover more vehicle makes and functions.

Once you have your scanner you are ready to scan your vehicle. Firstly, you will need to find your OBD2 port. Usually under the steering wheel, under or in the glove box or near the gear stick. Just do a quick google search of where your OBD2 port is located.

Now plug your scanner and turn your cars ignition on. Once the cars ignition is on the scanner should power on.

STEPS to reset engine management light EML

reset or clear engine management light EML
  1. Now to reset your engine management light select the OBD2/EOBD menu button on the scanner. This will then start linking to your vehicle.

reset or clear engine management light EML

2. When the linking has finished it will display the diagnostic menu. Select the second option “Erase Codes” and confirm. This will then erase all your error codes.

Will engine management light EML reset itself?

How to reset engine management light EML
How to reset engine management light EML

Only on a few occasions and depending on vehicle model will the Engine management light EML reset itself. Most of the time you will need to use a ODB 2 scanner to reset the Engine management light EML. View below where we have listed the 3 best affordable scanners you can buy.

Engine management light reset tool EML

Autel is one of the best OBD2 reader manufactures out there. We have listed the 3 best cheapest OBD 2 scanners in our opinion below. Please be aware of fake or cheap OBD2 readers that could brick your car and cause more damage. The readers below we have used and tested in our workshop, we cant recommend or comment on other brands. The cheaper models are limited to which cars you can read and functionality.

 

 

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Reset engine management light on Volkswagen, VW, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Vauxhall, Audi, Toyota, Kia, Nissan, Hyundai, Peugeot, Land Rover, Skoda, SEAT, MINI, Renault, Volvo, Citroen, Honda, Mazda, Jaguar, Suzuki, Dacia, Fiat, Mitsubishi, Lexus, Porsche, MG, Jeep, DS and more

You can reset your engine management light EML using the Autel MaxiLink on the following makes, Volkswagen, VW, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Vauxhall, Audi, Toyota, Kia, Nissan, Hyundai, Peugeot, Land Rover, Skoda, SEAT, MINI, Renault, Volvo, Citroen, Honda, Mazda, Jaguar, Suzuki, Dacia, Fiat, Mitsubishi, Lexus, Porsche, MG, Jeep, DS and more

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