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I replaced the computer and need to know how to reset it. It is saying started disabled??? The starter is good, How do I get the computer reset???:

Need help with reseting the computer.

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You can also turn the key to start the car letting it return to "on" position leave 10 min or until security light goes off... turn off ignition for min of 5-7 seconds.. turn key to start again letting it return to "on" wait until light goes off again... repeat process waiting 5-7 seconds in the off position each time.. Eventually the car will start Take 45min to 1 hr. basically the shop will do the same thing and charge you for it ..

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The only way to reset a computer is to take it to a dealer they have the codes needed to do this

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  • James Hite Jan 23, 2013

    The dash is sayin starter disabled take out key.. It has a good starter and everything is connected.



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check fuses, and also hood pin switch is working, need more info, what happens when you try to start it and how old is the unit?

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