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The code for clearing the "Maintenance Required" banner upon start up. The owner's manual leaves out important steps. I read this elsewhere, tried it and it WORKED!
Here's what you do:
1. With the key OFF, make sure you are in PARK and your seatbelt is NOT fastened.
2. turn the key ON, press and HOLD the reverse override button, press and release the brake pedal and then release the override button.
3. WITHOUT pressing the override button, press and release the brake pedal.
4. repeat step two and turn off the key. (the key will already be on, of course)

You have four seconds to complete this procedure. The "maintenance required" banner came up while I was doing this but once I turned the key back on, it was gone!!!!!! Give it a try and good luck!:showoff:
 

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Thanks for that, I will write it in the maintenance manual in the notes.

That could come in very handy when out on the trail to clear things up.
 

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Thanx for this info ....now if we only had a Commander to try this on ..................

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The code for clearing the "Maintenance Required" banner upon start up. The owner's manual leaves out important steps. I read this elsewhere, tried it and it WORKED!
Here's what you do:
1. With the key OFF, make sure you are in PARK and your seatbelt is NOT fastened.
2. turn the key ON, press and HOLD the reverse override button, press and release the brake pedal and then release the override button.
3. WITHOUT pressing the override button, press and release the brake pedal.
4. repeat step two and turn off the key. (the key will already be on, of course)

You have four seconds to complete this procedure. The "maintenance required" banner came up while I was doing this but once I turned the key back on, it was gone!!!!!! Give it a try and good luck!:showoff:
Just recently got this info from my dealer. One important addition--after you turn the key on--let the ecm completely boot up before you start the proceedure!! The dealer worked me thru it telling me to start as soon as the key was turned on but after numerous tries we did it after the ecm was completely booted & it worked the first time!
 

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Say everyone ...print this thread out and put with your maintenance paperwork....

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This works perfectly ....cleared the banner off of ours just now ...Thanx again Jason!

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Did mine yesterday. It worked!!! Tried it first by letting the ECM boot up first and could not get it to work. Tried 4-5 times at least. So I tried it as soon as I turned the key and and got it to work on second try. Great!! No more Maintenance Required. What scared me was I mentioned it to the shop mechanic and he said that he had received the notice on that and he couldn't get it to work. Let him know that it does work. Makes me wonder if I want him working on my machine!!!

Thanks!!!!
 

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Did mine yesterday. It worked!!! Tried it first by letting the ECM boot up first and could not get it to work. Tried 4-5 times at least. So I tried it as soon as I turned the key and and got it to work on second try. Great!! No more Maintenance Required. What scared me was I mentioned it to the shop mechanic and he said that he had received the notice on that and he couldn't get it to work. Let him know that it does work. Makes me wonder if I want him working on my machine!!!

Thanks!!!!
Submit a bill to the shop mechanic for your technical support and hours he worked on your machine! ...LMAO

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Im wondering if that isnt a general clear that would work for other problems? Im directly thinking about Limp Mode. If anyone here unfortunately gets stuck in Limp Mode. Please let us know if it can be cleared this way. Wow that would be fantastic.
 

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What is limp mode? And am I in it.
More information is required to process your request .....please provide a complete tabulation of your limp mode problems and we can further delve into your limp issue ....

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Thanks, it worked on my 2013 Commander 1000X, however you must do the below procedures as soon as you turn the key on as quick as you can.

- put it in PARK and your seatbelt NOT fastened
- turn the key ON (DON'T START)
- press and HOLD the reverse override button
- press and release the brake pedal
- release the override button
- press and release the brake pedal
- press and HOLD the reverse override button
- press and release the brake pedal
- release the override button
- turn off the key

Once again thanks for the info...
 

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More information is required to process your request .....please provide a complete tabulation of your limp mode problems and we can further delve into your limp issue ....
Sent from my twin-turbo Droid Razr

Your wife or GF would probably let you know if that were the case.
But here's what you do to reset that.
Hop on one foot while rubbing your stomach and patting your head at the same time.
Then drop a Cialis in the gas tank, this should keep your shift lever from going into limp mode for up to 36 hours. Repeat as necessary.
Be sure to check with your mechanic to see if your commander is healthy enough for this activity.
Side affects include, but are not limited to:
Potentially dangerous low tire pressure
Dim head lights
Slow steering response
Burping radiator
Blurred wind shield
And difficulty in not skipping work to go riding.;);)
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More information is required to process your request .....please provide a complete tabulation of your limp mode problems and we can further delve into your limp issue ....

Sent from my twin-turbo Droid Razr

Your wife or GF would probably let you know if that were the case.
But here's what you do to reset that.
Hop on one foot while rubbing your stomach and patting your head at the same time.
Then drop a Cialis in the gas tank, this should keep your shift lever from going into limp mode for up to 36 hours. Repeat as necessary.
Be sure to check with your mechanic to see if your commander is healthy enough for this activity.
Side affects include, but are not limited to:
Potentially dangerous low tire pressure
Dim head lights
Slow steering response
Burping radiator
Blurred wind shield
And difficulty in not skipping work to go riding.;);)
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Aren't you supposed to see the Dr after 4hrs......
 
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