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New battery and Xterra still won't start

I left the headlights on for a few hours yesterday, the battery went dead and couldn't be jumped off, I got a new battery and the Xterra still won't start, we've replace fuses and the battery...what else could it be?

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There are a couple of immediate possibilities that come to mind. First - you could have fried the ECU/ECM (not sure what it's referred to by the NizMO folks) when you tried to jump the battery.
Second - the ECM/ECU needs to be reset when a new battery is installed.

When you attempt to start it, do you get anything at all? Any clicking, whirring, buzzing?

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