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Old 07-28-2009, 12:40 PM
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Service Engine Soon (SES) light and Computer Reset

Last night I was driving home and my 05 coupe with 65K just turns off going 70mph. The Service Engine Soon light (not the Check Engine light) and the VCD light went on. So I pull over car is still off, I turn key to off position and all lights go off, then I turn car on and it fires up fine, all lights are off except the Service Engine Soon light. I drove car home, felt fine, and this morning going to work also felt fine but the SES light still on. If I take to dealership im sure will charge aleast 100 just to look at it...should I just reset computer and see if comes back on?

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Basic ECU Reset

Operations Procedures:

1. Confirm that accelerator pedal is fully released, turn ignition switch “ON” (NOT start) and wait 3 seconds.
2. Repeat the following steps (2a and 2b) procedures quickly five times within 5 seconds.
2a. Fully depress the accelerator pedal (HARD).
2b. Fully release the accelerator pedal.
3. Wait 7 seconds, fully depress the accelerator pedal and keep it for approx. 10 seconds until the CEL starts blinking.
4. Fully release the accelerator pedal (while the CEL is still blinking)
5. Wait about 10 seconds.
6. Fully depress the accelerator pedal and keep it for more than 10 seconds.
7. Fully release the accelerator pedal (The CEL light will continue to blink).
8. Turn ignition switch to “OFF” position and now you can start the car. The CEL light should be gone. If the CEL light continues to remain ON, repeat the above steps. Remember, timing is EXTREMELY critical to resetting the ECU. You may even need someone's help to do this correctly.


Is this the right way to reset the computer? Any advice?? Thanks!
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take it to an autozone, they should pull the codes for free and you can see if it's anything worth worrying about. is ur car stock?
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Stock for most part, put Z tube about a year ago and Stillen exhaust about 2 years ago.
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I just got this light too. Service Engine Soon...on my navi it states "Malfunction, possible emission control problem"
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Been reading more past threads...sounds like should do a reset and see if it comes back. Can someone confirm that the notes I posted in the first post is the correct way to do a reset...I remember in my old car all I had to do was disconnect the battery for a few minutes and then reconnect...anyone actually done a reset? How?
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Last night I was driving home and my 05 coupe with 65K just turns off going 70mph. The Service Engine Soon light (not the Check Engine light) and the VCD light went on. So I pull over car is still off, I turn key to off position and all lights go off, then I turn car on and it fires up fine, all lights are off except the Service Engine Soon light. I drove car home, felt fine, and this morning going to work also felt fine but the SES light still on. If I take to dealership im sure will charge aleast 100 just to look at it...should I just reset computer and see if comes back on?

Saw this on another post:

Basic ECU Reset

Operations Procedures:

1. Confirm that accelerator pedal is fully released, turn ignition switch “ON” (NOT start) and wait 3 seconds.
2. Repeat the following steps (2a and 2b) procedures quickly five times within 5 seconds.
2a. Fully depress the accelerator pedal (HARD).
2b. Fully release the accelerator pedal.
3. Wait 7 seconds, fully depress the accelerator pedal and keep it for approx. 10 seconds until the CEL starts blinking.
4. Fully release the accelerator pedal (while the CEL is still blinking)
5. Wait about 10 seconds.
6. Fully depress the accelerator pedal and keep it for more than 10 seconds.
7. Fully release the accelerator pedal (The CEL light will continue to blink).
8. Turn ignition switch to “OFF” position and now you can start the car. The CEL light should be gone. If the CEL light continues to remain ON, repeat the above steps. Remember, timing is EXTREMELY critical to resetting the ECU. You may even need someone's help to do this correctly.


Is this the right way to reset the computer? Any advice?? Thanks!

Yes, this is the correct procedure. I've done it several times.
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Yeah, this is the correct way. I just did it now and my SES light has not come back.
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I'm having an issue with my 05 G35 coupe. A couple of days ago I was driving and I literally could feel my car lose all the power. My service engine soon light came on and my car (automatic) wouldn't shift gears; my RPMs were increasing as my speed did but wouldn't shift. I took it to a mechanic and he said it was putting out codes for my "Front Brake Pressure Switch and my Transmission Pressure Switch". I took it to a Transmission specialtist and he said it's not my tranny, its something to do with the computer. I did the full Factory (SES) light and computer reset. The light turned off and i was back to driving normal for about 3 minutes, but then kicked back on. I'm not sure what else to do.
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Check the battery voltage at idle and get it load tested first to make sure the battery isn't dying.

From there, check all codes.
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Check the battery voltage at idle and get it load tested first to make sure the battery isn't dying.

From there, check all codes.
I just checked the battery voltage and im sitting at about 22-23 Volts.....
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i just checked the battery voltage and im sitting at about 22-23 volts.....
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You forgot 2 step

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Last night I was driving home and my 05 coupe with 65K just turns off going 70mph. The Service Engine Soon light (not the Check Engine light) and the VCD light went on. So I pull over car is still off, I turn key to off position and all lights go off, then I turn car on and it fires up fine, all lights are off except the Service Engine Soon light. I drove car home, felt fine, and this morning going to work also felt fine but the SES light still on. If I take to dealership im sure will charge aleast 100 just to look ait...should I just reset computer and see if comes back on?

Saw this on another post:

Basic ECU Reset

Operations Procedures:

1. Confirm that accelerator pedal is fully released, turn ignition switch “ON” (NOT start) and wait 3 seconds.
2. Repeat the following steps (2a and 2b) procedures quickly five times within 5 seconds.
2a. Fully depress the accelerator pedal (HARD).
2b. Fully release the accelerator pedal.
3. Wait 7 seconds, fully depress the accelerator pedal and keep it for approx. 10 seconds until the CEL starts blinking.
4. Fully release the accelerator pedal (while the CEL is still blinking)
5. Wait about 10 seconds.
6. Fully depress the accelerator pedal and keep it for more than 10 seconds.
7. Fully release the accelerator pedal (The CEL light will continue to blink).
8. Turn ignition switch to “OFF” position and now you can start the car. The CEL light should be gone. If the CEL light continues to remain ON, repeat the above steps. Remember, timing is EXTREMELY critical to resetting the ECU. You may even need someone's help to do this correctly.


Is this the right way to reset the computer? Any advice?? Thanks!
After step 7 you have to wait 10 seconds then depress the pedal for 10 seconds

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