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Old 06-17-2012, 08:15 PM   #1
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Screwed up while working on the car

So I was working on the car today and had to disconnect the throttle body connection. Well after I was done working on the car I went to start it to double check my work and after walking back to the engine bay I saw my error, forgot to reconnect the throttle body sensor. At that exact moment the car started to run rough. So got back in the car and saw this message "Engine Reduced Power". Shut the car off and reconnected the throttle connection. Started it back up and it ran fine. Message went away but then the service stabilitrac message came on for about a minute then went away. After that the check engine light came on. Had onstar run the code and it showed a issue with the throttle body. So I know the reason the check engine light is on because I forgot to reconnect the connection before starting. Will the cel go away on its own or will I have to take it in to have it cleared. Is there a way I can do it?
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Old 06-17-2012, 08:17 PM   #2
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It will go away but the fault code will still be in the computer. You can go to pep boys or autozone and have them clear it.

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Old 06-19-2012, 03:45 PM   #3
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I did the same...but after I plugged it back in there was no issues. Maybe try disconnecting the battery overnight then restarting...
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Old 06-19-2012, 05:53 PM   #4
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itll go away. i had to turn on the ignition while my throttle body was disconnected. all cleared away, ran fine.
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Old 06-19-2012, 06:48 PM   #5
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I have to clear the code....
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