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Old 05-04-2010, 08:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Fizzics Boy View Post
Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it is your tune. NJ changed the computer system they use to scan the car during the emissions test. This was done maybe a month ago. The only way it will pass now is if you put the factory tune back on the car, or a canned tune from SCT or Diablosport. Any sort of custom tune where things start getting turned off will cause you to fail.
what new system is this?
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Old 05-04-2010, 11:09 AM
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There's no need to flip out about the ECU ground. I had mine totally off while reinstalling the QH and had the key on and everything - even had a laptop plugged in to it at the same time. Having it off for a quarter of a second isn't going to blow up your ECU automatically. Just something to keep in mind.
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Old 05-04-2010, 11:13 AM
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Originally Posted by ShadowDrake View Post
There's no need to flip out about the ECU ground. I had mine totally off while reinstalling the QH and had the key on and everything - even had a laptop plugged in to it at the same time. Having it off for a quarter of a second isn't going to blow up your ECU automatically. Just something to keep in mind.
Who was doing this? I do believe I said it is unlikely, but possible. And the fact still remains, it IS possible. Just something to keep in mind...
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Old 05-04-2010, 11:38 AM
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to bad your not in georgia, i pass cars all day long for a small fee and your car doesnt even have to be there
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Old 05-04-2010, 11:42 AM
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Originally Posted by 03BottleFedGT View Post
to bad your not in georgia, i pass cars all day long for a small fee and your car doesnt even have to be there
I'll have to keep that in mind! Luckily we don't have emissions here in Athens but I may be moving to Atlanta here in a few months.

Sorry to hear about your problem. Hope you get it all figured out.
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Old 05-04-2010, 11:53 AM
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How modded are you? Will your car survive on the stock tune? I would say that's your best bet at this point.
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Old 05-04-2010, 11:59 AM
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My car would always fail the gas cap test. I'm glad they don't do that no more ha.
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Old 06-22-2010, 05:42 PM
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Hey,

I'm from NJ too and having the same problem. Like someone said, they updated the system and now its failing my car. Passes everything except the computer is saying its not ready. Everything is fine if they hook up a little hand held computer, but when they do the inspection computer it fails.

Has anyone gotten around this???
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Old 06-22-2010, 09:24 PM
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i have my inspection in like 1.5 years. guess ill have to remember to put my stock tune back on when i go there. do you think you can still turn your O2 sensors off and it will be okay?

i hope nj doesn't turn into a california.
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Old 06-22-2010, 10:01 PM
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Originally Posted by 03BottleFedGT View Post
to bad your not in georgia, i pass cars all day long for a small fee and your car doesnt even have to be there
Move out to CA, we could use a guy like you!
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