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I'm having an issue with emissions testing in new mexico.

It's not legit testing to the exhaust, just at the code reading port.

Their machines cannot detect anything on the car and it's pissing me off. They plugged in an actual OBD II code reader and it beeped signifying a connection and read off the batter voltage, that's it.

I have the Lotus Sport ECU if that makes a difference.

Any advice, or anyone selling another port I can get cheap? :facepalm

My Temporary tags expire on Monday. This is shiiit.

Has this happened to anyone else?
 

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I'm having an issue with emissions testing in new mexico.

It's not legit testing to the exhaust, just at the code reading port.

Their machines cannot detect anything on the car and it's pissing me off. They plugged in an actual OBD II code reader and it beeped signifying a connection and read off the batter voltage, that's it.

I have the Lotus Sport ECU if that makes a difference.

Any advice, or anyone selling another port I can get cheap? :facepalm

My Temporary tags expire on Monday. This is shiiit.

Has this happened to anyone else?

I am not sure about how to fix the port or to read it but call the dmv and ask for another temp tag. The dmv here will do that once or twice to help pass, not another 60 days but maybe 10.
 

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They only gave me a 30 day tag originally this
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Try a different shop. Autozone and advance auto were unable to read my codes, but a lotus shop was able to. I doubt it is related to the ECU due to regulations, just a lot if obd scanners don't recognize the Lotus


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My ecu did this and it turned out to be a fried chip on the board. The cause was thought to be that someone put power to the wrong pin at some point. Unfortunately, that particular component had been out of production for years. I got lucky and the guy who repaired it for me just happened to have one.

Worst case, just borrow a stock ecu.
 
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