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Multi-problems after battery replacement

Had to replace original 2003 battery Friday. Car runs fine, but has following problems 1] Key on,not started: both tach and speedo peg at max for a couple seconds, then drop to normal. 2] no clock/radio/cd player. No radio lights. 3] no dome [map] lights 4] no keyless door lock/unlock Should I dssconnect the battery again for a few minutes to force another computer[s] reset???

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  • jrharbeck May 19, 2009

    Well, so many different circuits involved, it's hard to imagine one fuse. I took it to the dealer, and they DID find one of the 40 or so fuses in this vehicle blown. Replaced it, and all is back to normal. Wish I had the full electrical diagram to figure out which single fuse could cause this many different systems to malfunction. I forgot to ask WHICH fuse was the problem.

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You can try that but sounds like you have some blown fuses

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