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Old 07-25-2002, 02:55 PM   #1
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Computer reset

Is there a way to FULLY reset the computer console that displays your mpg, gallons left, ect, so that the miles until empty is calibrated more accurately? Also, how can I reset the explorer's main computer so that the truck takes into account the exhaust system ?I jsut put on and the K&N kit I will be putting on shortly.

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Old 07-25-2002, 03:41 PM   #2
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To reset the main computer, simply disconnect the battery. It wouldn't hurt to leave it disconnected overnight.

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The easiest way to reset the computer is to pull the negative battery terminal off the battery, and then turn the headlight switch on for 5 minutes. That will make sure to completely drain the backup battery,

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