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Old 08-09-2005, 11:13 PM
 
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Default 2001 Limited dies after battery change

Hi all-

Just got back from having the battery changed ay my local #$%#$#@. In addition to everything being reset (thought that wasn't supposed to happen), the engine died 4 times on the way home, always while idling/decelerating.

What could these nitwits have done? I'm guessing something in the computer was reset. Thoughts?

Thanks
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Old 08-10-2005, 12:56 AM
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Hi all-

Just got back from having the battery changed ay my local #$%#$#@. In addition to everything being reset (thought that wasn't supposed to happen), the engine died 4 times on the way home, always while idling/decelerating.

What could these nitwits have done? I'm guessing something in the computer was reset. Thoughts?

Thanks
yep...its the computer, let it seat for about 10 minutes. then re-start the engine...run the vehicle for about 10 min. according to some peep's, it takes about 20 min. for the computer to register everything.
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Old 08-12-2005, 09:36 AM
 
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Default RE: 2001 Limited dies after battery change

Just a followup...it was a little more than the computer being reset. The installation of the new battery shorted out the idle control motor. A $550 job at the dealer. Fortunately, the battery installer is reimbursing me for the cost of the repair.

Thanks for the help!
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Default RE: 2001 Limited dies after battery change

How can that happen?

BTW that is pretty impressive that they are reimbursing you for the repair. What was the name of the shop?
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Just a followup...it was a little more than the computer being reset. The installation of the new battery shorted out the idle control motor. A $550 job at the dealer. Fortunately, the battery installer is reimbursing me for the cost of the repair.

Thanks for the help!
wow....but how??? missed connection or something??
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