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4.3 V-6 chevrolet has no power

Ran fine when parked. Next day when started check engine light came on and it has no power.

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    J.D. Browning Apr 30, 2014

    well there are two ways to reset a ecm fault , the easy safe way is to use a code reader with reset feature (see my orig comment for how to get this) or the back woods scary way of disconnecting battery for 24 hrs then reconnect it (corectly)

  • J.D. Browning
    J.D. Browning Apr 30, 2014

    ooh yeah and find a new place to park let him chew on someone elses wires

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The no power is a mode called "LIMP" this the ECM sets if there is a major fault in one or many of the engines sensors, to find what one your gonna have to visit one with a "code reader" this includes the "dealer" or a national auto parts chain store some of those even read the code for free just for the chance to sell you the sensor , this reminds me of one i had a year or so ago a guy that work with me parked his pick up under a tree and the next day it would start but ran terrible , turns out a animal that lived in the tree ate the wires under the hood overnite

Posted on Apr 30, 2014

Testimonial: "I can't believe this. The exact same thing happened to me. Something chewed through 3 spark-plug wires. Replaced the wires and it's back to normal except ck eng light stays on. How do I reset this. I think it was the ground-hog I saw the other day. I live in the city and this is the 1st time I have ever seen a ground-hog in the city."

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