The guys that came up with 'the way to do it'
must have had a blast writing the manual!
I have a '03 buick century and wanted to
change the headlight time delay, it was set
for 1.5 min's, I wanted it off on shutdown.
Got the manual for it and it was hilarious
'the way to do it' was written. To change
settings you had to like hold the door lock
button while shifting from park to reverse
three times! heh heh .... to reset oil change
odometer you turn on the key and step on
the accelerator three times turn off key
and then restart. Without the manual, you
would never figure out how to change settings.
No wonder that setup is now obsolete.
My Toyota has fulltime stability and traction control with no way to turn it
off. I've seen instructions in the forums like hold the accelerator to the
floor and while touching your left earlobe with you right hand apply the
emergency brake three times. Then the damn thing resets itself when you turn
the engine off anyway.
I never did figure out how to trun the check engine light off in my old
F-150. A piece of electrical tape worked pretty good.
I think a car I had when those oxygen sensors in the tail pipe first came
into use had a light that would come on at a certain milage to check the
sensor. The sensors seemed to last for many miles after that. The cure for
the light was to cut the wire going to the light.
I did not cut the wire, but did tape over the light.
On Fri, 13 Feb 2015 23:24:18 -0500, "Ralph Mowery"
Then there's the annoying and loud buzzer that some cars have when the
drivers door is open, the engine is off, but the key is in the ignition
(so you can listen to the radio.) I found and disconnected the key-in
switch, but had to connect it again to add another fob to the door
remote and later to replace the door remote receiver
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