1997 FORD TAURUS CHECK ENGINE LIGHT RESET

  • Tiny
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  • 1997 Ford Taurus
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • automatic
  • 121,000 miles

1997 Ford Taurus GL mileage: 121,000. The check engine light came on and a local mechanic told me it was a faulty crank sensor. I bought the part and sure enough, my old sensor was broken inside. After cleaning out the broken pieces, I put in a new sensor. However, the check engine light is still on. I gather from reading your site that I may need to have the computer rescanned and/or cleared. Is this so? Is there a reset button I can push? Or do I need someone with a device to clear the computer?

Monday, January 31st, 2011 AT 6:14 PM

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  • Tiny
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The check engine light must be reset with an OBDII computer scanner.

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Monday, January 31st, 2011 AT 6:33 PM

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