Originally Posted by jonesy311c
I took my 2001 XJ in for NJ inspection today and I failed. I failed for the following reasons:
Overall Readiness Result: Fail
Catalytic Converters: Not Ready
Evaporative System: Not Ready
Oxygen Sensors: Not Ready
Oxygen Sensors - Heaters: Not Ready
They gave me a little explanation that said:
"Based on information obtained from the On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) system, the system is not ready to determine the status of the pollution control system on this vehicle. To continue with the inspection process, the vehicle's OBD system must be ready for testing upon reinspection. See the owner's manual for information on "OBD/Readiness Driving Procedures" or contact your vehicle service provider."
It passed for everything else. I'm not getting any codes, and everything seems to be working fine. The only light I have on is for the airbag. I spoke with my friend that is a mechanic and he's got no clue. Any help would be appreciated
Have you disconnected your battery lately? That will reset your OBD stuff and you will have to drive the minimum amount of distance for it to have enough info to give you the OK.
My car failed for emissions related stuff in Illinois just a month ago. Of course mine was a "fail" and not a "not enough info." I replaced a cracked emissions hose; unhooked and rehooked the battery to turn off the check engine light, drove for 400 miles just to be safe, brought it back and it passed. My airbag light is also on, btw.
If you haven't accidentally(or on purpose) reset the check engine light recently, then it's probably some quirky computer issue that needs to be looked at by a dealer.
I am by no means an expert, btw.