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Does ETACS-ECU prevents a car from starting?

This item started smelling burnt after a wash of the car.

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SOURCE: Engine Control Unit(ECU)

The ECU is a Direct Link to the Onboard Computer. You may need to get the Computer Replaced or at Least have a Mechanic run a Diagnostics Check on it. The reason it is acting this way is Because you are just Clearing the Trouble Codes by removing the ECU for a while. It is still sending a Fatal Error after Driven for a While.

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