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Reset computer Hi hit a rock, it impacted the tranny pan and killed the whole vehicle replaced fuel pump and coil Pack got no spark and I keep getting find the mythical reset switch but can't find it

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The reset is to diconnect the negative battery cable for 5 minutes. If it still will not start you have other damae

Posted on May 04, 2013

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SOURCE: No Start, No Spark, for Grand Caravan 3.8L

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Posted on Sep 26, 2008

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SOURCE: ASD

What part are you calling the ASD? Yes there is a fuel pump cut off switch.

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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SOURCE: need to reset the fuel pump on a 1997 dodge ram van

The only way to reset the system is to disconnect battery cables for 10 minutes and before connecting the cables touch together to completely make sure there is no power left in the system

Posted on Jun 06, 2009

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had the same problem in mine we found it was the cam shaft positioning sensor. my van had shut off and we had no current to plugs and at first thought coil pack but still nothing. no power to coil pack. then found sensor no good. also we replaced the sensor with an after market sensor and worked fine for couple months then started to shut off again. after a little research found we needed original cam shaft pos sen from dealer and since then no problems. hope this works for you.

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i know for a fact that on ford models they are located in the trunk on the right side...

you should check for that first and if you have one just press the button to reset...

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