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How do you reset the computer on a 2005 Chevy Cobalt?

How to Reset a 2005 Chevrolet Computer
  1. Pop open the hood of your Chevy and locate the negative battery terminal. On this terminal is a clamp that has a nut attached to it.
  2. Wait 30 minutes then put the negative battery clamp back onto the negative side of the battery. Tighten the nut with the end wrench.
  3. Put the key into the ignition and start the engine.

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Similarly, you may ask, how do I reset my ECU 1500?

How to Reset the ECM on a Chevy Truck

  1. Remove the nut from the negative battery cable using a socket set or wrench. Slide the cable off of the battery and set it aside.
  2. Turn the headlight switch to the "On" position to drain the ECM of any remaining power. Wait at least 10 minutes, then turn it back to the "Off" position.

Similarly, when should I reset my ECU? ECU Reset

  1. The ECU "learns" about your engine as you drive the car.
  2. "Resetting the ECU" is the process of clearing all the long term memory from the ECU's memory.
  3. To "reset" the ECU, all you have to do is remove the source of backup power.

Keeping this in consideration, how do you reset your car's computer?

How to Reset a Car Computer

  1. Open up the hood.
  2. Remove the positive terminal cable from the battery using your pliers or wrench.
  3. Go to your fuse box in your car, and look at the diagram. Select the fuse that is labeled "ECM" and remove this fuse.
  4. Keep the car disconnected like this for two to three minutes to clear the computer's memory.

How do you reset the computer on a 2005 Chevy Silverado?

How to Reset a 2005 Chevrolet Computer

  1. Pop open the hood of your Chevy and locate the negative battery terminal. On this terminal is a clamp that has a nut attached to it.
  2. Wait 30 minutes then put the negative battery clamp back onto the negative side of the battery. Tighten the nut with the end wrench.
  3. Put the key into the ignition and start the engine.

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