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Buick regal hello...we did as u said and replaced the computer. Now i got another question for ya.....the battery had lost some charge so after we got the new computer on we turned the key to see if it would start and it did fire but just wasnt enough juice in the battery to start totally. we put the battery on the charger over night and then hooked it back up the next day and now it wont do nothing again...dunno if battery is shot or what kinda seems like there's no spark again...please help!!!

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  • shellydavis4 Aug 05, 2008

    YA SEEMS TO TURN OVER OK.....SOMEONE OVER HERE MENTIONED SOMETHING ABOUT A TIMEING CHAIN SENSOR OR SOMETHIN LIKE THAT???COULD THAT BE A POSSIBILITY???? HOPE NOT WE'VE ALREADY PUT A LOT OF MONEY IN THIS DAMN CAR!

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Does it turn over ok?

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