Q: Do the shop had to drive your car for 40 miles straight after reset the service engine soon light?

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Do the shop have to drive your car for 40 miles straight after they reset the service engine soon light? Or is that some I can do myself?

My car has 141340 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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