how do you turn off the check engine light on a 90 geo prizm

25

Asked by Oct 07, 2012 at 06:10 PM about the 1990 Geo Prizm 4 Dr STD Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

257,565

It isn't as easy as it sounds. The check engine light means there is a fault in one of the sensors, and something needs to be fixed or replaced. You first need to scan for the code.codes and diagnose from there. After you fixed your issue, the light can be cleared and will stay out. If you want to see if just a faulty gas cap or one off thing happened, remove the negative battery cable off the battery for 20mins and then reattach. The light should be out and maybe your radio presets will be cleared. If the light comes back on though, you have a problem that needs to be addressed.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Geo Prizm Experts

  • #1
    CamaroCollector
    Reputation
    270
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    170
  • #3
    Nick Keith
    Reputation
    110
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Corolla
777 Great Deals out of 53,296 listings starting at $1,502
Used Honda Civic
756 Great Deals out of 69,159 listings starting at $1,499
Used Ford F-150
2,512 Great Deals out of 193,861 listings starting at $799

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.