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Dead shorted my 97 sebring lxi v6. HELP please

Old 07-13-2010, 01:53 PM
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Default Dead shorted my 97 sebring lxi v6. HELP please

hello, my amp wire wore through and touched the hood bolt, causing the gauges to jump and the dash lights to flash on and off and the tranny went into limp mode. a block later the car stalled and didnt start back up. i got it home to realize that this had happend and took the melted wire out. so it has already been determinied that i dead shorted the car. but now it wont start. (i recharged the battery) there is fuel, spark, and compression, but it will just crank forever and not start. somebody told me that i could have fried the computer, so i changed both of those computers and it didnt change anything. has anybody ever had this before? what should i do?
Old 07-15-2010, 03:31 PM
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You can't just change the computer and expect it to work. The computer must be programmed to the vehicle. Perhaps you did that because, if you have spark, the computer must be working since the spark comes through the computer. Are you getting any codes out of the new computer?
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