2001 SATURN SC2 CATALYST AND SECONDARY AIR NOT READY AFTER

  • Tiny
  • kbinkie2
  • 2001 Saturn SC2

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2001 Saturn SC2 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual 132000 miles

Changed battery beginning of Oct and have driven about 800 miles, needed inspection, so on Oct 30 did not pass codes catalyst & secondary air not ready. Have done the NYS generic reset, which is a challenge and still did not pass. Any suggestions

Sunday, November 7th, 2010 AT 6:12 AM

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  • saturntech9
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If you can get me the actual code number's your car has then I would be more then happy to help you out with your code's.

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Sunday, November 7th, 2010 AT 9:49 AM
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  • kbinkie2
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There were no codes just OBD monitor readiness status
Catalyst not ready
secondary air system not ready. I will try to see if there are any codes but probably won't get back to you till later.
Thanks
Kathy

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Sunday, November 7th, 2010 AT 12:54 PM
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  • saturntech9
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To reset those monitor's I would try driving the car over 50 mile's without turning the key off in town and on the freeway. If you can find a part's store with a more advanced scanner they can tell you if the monitor's reset.

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Monday, November 8th, 2010 AT 1:35 PM
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  • davidd4972
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My 1998 has the same two "not ready" codes (plus a third Evaporitive System not ready) which is causing it to fail inspection. It would pass with two codes, but not three.
I drive only about 5-8 miles a day in town. How can I reset these so it will pass?

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Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 AT 12:49 AM

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