How do I get my fuel monitor ready?
Start the engine and idle the engine in drive for two and half minutes, with the A/C and rear defroster on if equipped. Turn the A/C and rear defroster off, and speed up to 90 km/h (55 mph) under moderate, constant acceleration. Hold at a steady speed for three minutes. Slow down to 30 km/h (20 mph) without braking.
How does the catalyst monitor work?
The catalytic converter monitor evaluates the ability of the converter to reduce harmful emissions. When the catalyst in the converter is working correctly, oxygen from the exhaust gas is used up in the breakdown of other components (pollutants) of the exhaust gas.
How do you pass a drive cycle?
How do you do a Drive Cycle?
- Clear all OBD II error codes with your OBD2 Scanner.
- Ensure your fuel tank is somewhere between 30% and 70% full.
- Check the quality of your battery and alternator.
- Let your vehicle rest for eight hours.
- Start your car, put it in the park or neutral, and let it idle for two or three minutes.
Is the catalyst monitor ready for the new battery?
No repairs since a new battery mid December. The smog guy (California) says that he can let another monitor go but not the cat; it costs him too many points. Is this a converter in the early stages of failure (150,000 miles; some oil consumption)?
How long does it take for a catalyst monitor to work?
The catalyst monitor diagnostics will take place during this period. If the battery is detached or the catalyst is not ready, it might take five complete driving cycles to decide the status of the catalyst. For additional information about catalyst monitor, one can refer to maintenance tips by car experts.
How to do a catalyst monitor on a car?
Start the engine and bring the idle speed to 1,000 RPM’s for 6-8 minutes. allow the engine to idle normally for 2 minutes. Drive the vehicle at a steady speed of 55 MPH for 10 minutes. Stop the vehicle and allow the engine to idle in drive A/T with the brake pedal applied, in neutral M/T with clutch and brake pedals applied for 2 minutes.
What should I do if my catalyst is not ready?
If the battery is detached or the catalyst is not ready, it might take five complete driving cycles to decide the status of the catalyst. For additional information about catalyst monitor, one can refer to maintenance tips by car experts.