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GM has several security programs for anti theft. A common theme with GM EFI systems using factory immobilizer systems consists of two modules 'married' to each other via a fuel password. The two modules are the engine ecm and body control module that runs everything else except the EFI system, air bags and antilock brakes. The EFI system uses a dedicated ecm ...


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Well, the car started today after much efforts. The ECM was the culprit. The car started immediately an uncoded ECM was installed to the car. The new problem now is how to programme this new ECM to work with the immobilizer to ensure the car safety. Any suggestions?


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This use to be an old problem with engines which had distributed caps getting wet & obtaining moisture in the cap & plugs. Simple solution blow it dry with air. Pulling the cap & checking the plugs, air filter. Now a days could be a sensor, if your plugs are accessible, air filter. I had a problem where my transmission peep hole had no cover on ...


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Another loose connection on the other end of one of the cables is a distinct possibility. Otherwise it could commonly be an internally broken cable. Test and find out.


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I had a problem on a 2003 focus zetec 2.0 where my car was running poorly after washing out the engine bay . water was dripping into the cylinder via the spark plugs. i also had nasty water on top of the engine, which i dried out with a towel. I pulled the plugs and did a flood out procedure (hold gas all the way in while turning the key to run the starter). ...


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Most likely a fuel system problem, check your fuel filter. Doesn't look like compression problem.


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After trying everything, I tried rotating the crankshaft using a breaker bar and it wouldn't budge. I ended up selling the car. The person who bought the car later told me that a Rod had come loose from the crankshaft and thus the engine is toast!


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