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98 cadillac catera new ecu still no start starts for a sec. than dies.

98 cadillac catera old ecu was sparked on the battery and the car hasn't started since. car ran purfect till i goofed up
the new ecu will start the car but it then dies immidiately.
i tried the 10 min. learn process to get nothing. on other forums they say that this is something the dealer has to do with a machine on this certain setup. but on other gm products the 10min. learn process will work but not on the catera. is there something i can do or do i have to go to the STEALERSHIP! thanks any help will be appriciated.

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  • Anonymous Apr 12, 2009

    the exact thing happened to me. i just dont know if i match the new ecu to the car or the engine cause i put a 98 in my 97 car

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Your problem is with the key transponder install your old computer and use your sapre key. I f you dont have a spare key you will have to replace keys and transponder module on the ignition switch which is a problem because new module must program by someone with a Tech2 Flash Scanner only.

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The 10 minute learn is with a tech2 scanner without scanner have to do a 30 minute learn

Posted on Oct 21, 2008

  • robbase267 Jun 13, 2011

    what is the learn process and HOW do you do it?? thanks in advance ..

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