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Unhooked battery i unhooked battery now the car says CODES on cd screen AC won't kick in fans come on and run but compressor won't start what you think

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  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    when check engine light comes car will not shift out of low gear, i can unhook the battery and let it set a while and then rehook it back t will run a while longer and the will noot shift out of low gear

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    Unhooked battery now car won't make a sound keeps saying starter disabled

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Eclipses have a Anti Theft Feature on the Stereo.

Its a simple fix. Contact your local dealership and they can give it to you by looking up your cars VIN number. To enter the code (its 4 digits) you simply use the 1-4 programed station buttons to cycle the numbers. Once the code is displayed, hold the FM button and it should work. I recommend writing the code down somewhere, any time you leave the battery disconnected or get a jumpstart you'll likely have to reenter it.

As for your AC Compressor not working, I recommend checking the fuses.

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