DTC Clearance
[Using SUZUKI Scan Tool]
1) Connect OBD generic scan tool or SUZUKI scan tool to data link connector in the same manner as when making this connection for DTC check.
2) Turn ignition switch ON.
3) Erase DTC and pending DTC according to instructions displayed on scan tool. Refer to scan tool operator's manual for further details.
4) After completing the clearance, turn ignition switch off and disconnect scan tool from data link connector.
DTC and freeze frame data stored in ECM memory are also cleared in following cases. Be careful not to clear them before keeping their record.
When power to ECM is cut off (by disconnecting battery cable, removing fuse or disconnecting ECM connectors)
When the same malfunction (DTC) is not detected again during 40 engine warm-up cycles (See “Warm-up Cycle” in On-Board Diagnostic System Description:M13A with VVT ).
[Without Using SUZUKI Scan Tool]
1) Turn the ignition switch OFF position.
2) Disconnect battery negative cable for specified time below to erase diagnostic trouble code stored in ECM memory and reconnect it.
Time required to erase DTC
Ambient temperature Time to cut power to ECM
Over 0 °C (32 °F) 30 sec. or longer
Under 0 °C (32 °F) Not specifiable.
Select a place with higher than 0 °C (32 °F) temperature.