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Changed the battery, the car will start but dies immediately and will not idle. Will keep running as long as you are pressing on the gas but again dies as soon as you let of the gas.

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Sounds like it needs to go through a drive cycle. After the computer has been deprived of power for ten or fifteen minutes, it will need to relearn the paramiters of the electronics for the engine. Take it on a 10-15 mile drive with out stops (the high way) at about 55-65 mph and it should be ok. If not you may other problems.

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