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2001 chrysler pt cruiser map sensor

I broke my map sensor changing my alternator and did not notice it broken so I tried starting my car and it kept stalling then I noticed the map sensor broken which triggered my engine light to come on so I disconnected my battery and installed a new map sensor but have not tried the car yet and the battery is still disconnected. When I reconnect the battery will my computer recognize my new map sensor and reset the computer that the engine light goes out?????I am scared to try it till I know nothing will blow!!!! john

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  • johnbinder40 Jan 04, 2009

    The alternator belt was too tight so I loosened it a bit and then I forgot to put red safety clip that locks the plug tight to map sensor then started the car up and engine light came back on so I shut car off and noticed plug was half off so I disconnected the battery right away put it back on this time put the red clip on to hold it tight and locked it. My buddy who was there said your computer can only sense a bad reading so many time before it blows something so I was afraid to hook battery up without consulting someone.

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Why would you worry! this is standard procedure! after hooking at back up turn key on then off and on you hear the fuel pump grunt grrr away you go! startr it up enjoy yesterday you confirmed all ways well and thanked me and another person has your situation changed??John

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  • John Jon Jan 04, 2009

    glad it worked out thanks for the feed back .John

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