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1997 Audi A8 Will not start after disconnecting battery

I tried to clear my trouble codes by resetting the battery and now my A8 will not start any suggestions would help.

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You may have a DBW (drive by wire) car. If so, reconnect the battery and then turn the key on (don't start the car though). Do this with the hood open. Turn the key and then see if you have a high-pitched whining hum from the engine bay. If so, that's likely the throttle body readjusting its position. This can make a big difference in driveability, and is worth a shot. If the 97 didn't have DBW, you won't harm anything in trying it out.

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