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Old 22 Apr 2013, 08:27 pm
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Is there a fuse that I can take out insted of disconnecting the battery to reset the computer? If so can someone tell me which one. I haven't pulled the cover under the hood yet I will look at that tomorrow. There should be an ECM fuse someplace right?
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Old 22 Apr 2013, 08:40 pm
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Lenny, I'm sure Crewzin will comment on this, as I'm not all that familiar with electrical on pre-2006 models, but I believe the IOD fuse may be the one you're talking about. Someone I'm sure will comment on that.
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Old 22 Apr 2013, 08:55 pm
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Thanks. I guess I should have said it was an 03. I was thinking that was the fuse but I also think that one would cause me to lose any radio presets. I'm not sure. If that is what it has to be then I would do it. not big deal either way.
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I can't answer your question. It's easy enough to pull the negative cable so I've never looked into pulling one of the fuses. You can try pulling the IOD fuse but you still have to take off most of the air filter stuff to get to the PDC so it's just as easy/hard to get to the battery cable.
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I can't answer your question. It's easy enough to pull the negative cable so I've never looked into pulling one of the fuses. You can try pulling the IOD fuse but you still have to take off most of the air filter stuff to get to the PDC so it's just as easy/hard to get to the battery cable.
The IOD fuse will do one of two things. It will reset the ECM, or it will toast the IOD fuse. Usually your supposed to disconnect the battery before playing with large fuses anyway haha

Just write down your presets :-D takes 3 minutes and a lot less of a pain then getting to the motor fuse box lol
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Old 22 Apr 2013, 11:47 pm
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its not so much the radio staions it's more the sound settings that I didn't feel like messing with. I really just being lazy. A friend of mine, who is into Srt 4's told me there was a fuse he knew of but it looks like their fuse box is a little different under the hood.
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ASD 20 amp fuse
it will reset the PCM
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ASD 20 amp fuse
it will reset the PCM
Is that under the hood?
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Is that under the hood?
yes sir it is.
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Old 23 Apr 2013, 01:10 am
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I thank you for your help. I've got new wires,plugs,brakes(front and rear),K&N air filter, stage 2 injectors and a rescale tune to install this week(most likely Friday) Not to mention I made myself a boost leak detector that I know I need to use. So I will be needing to reset the computer for sure.
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