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Where is the fuse for the ECM on a 1997 Chevy Venture

I am having trouble with my van. First we replaced the 3 front spark plugs, cables and ffresh new motor oil & filter, and after taking a 4 hour drive. My van is shaking and I feel it more when I am releasing the break. Because we didn't have the proper tools the other 3 spark plugs and cables weren't changed, those I believe are under the motor and takes time to take that apart. I've seen 2 mechanics and these are their conclusions, One of them hooked my car up to his machine (it was a hand held small box that displayed code numbers and a had booklet) he plugged it in somewhere under the steering wheel, the machine didn't even turn on, he then tried it on his car to be sure it wasn't the machine but It worked on his. Therefore, he said I may be having trouble with the computerin my vehicle (told me to first check to see if a fuse from the ECM needed to be replaced) Can't find that?? Second mechanic said that this is happening because of the other 3 spark plugs and cables that need to be changed and possibly a valve in the motor is clogged. I don't know what to do ....someome plz shed some light??

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    Madeline Rivera Feb 23, 2012

    I forgot to mention..before changing anything my van had no shake, it drove smooth with the exception of two times that I noticed. I put it in PARK and then when I was ready to DRIVE, I would push the gas and it would make this sound as if it was being forced and it wouldn't go, I would have to turn off and then back on for it to drive again. Throughout all of thismy service engine light came on and off as it pleased.



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