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Re: Uh-oh! No power at all.
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Posted by todd allen [Email] (more from todd allen) on Mon, 14 Sep 2020 06:21:12 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Uh-oh! No power at all., Itsasaab [Profile/Gallery] , Sun, 4 Jun 2017 13:41:30
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Although this thread is dated, I have had the same thing happen twice on my 05 Aero Wagon automatic, 165K. It's as if the whole car shorts out when I turn the key. No lights, no power--NOTHING! Have found that I need to wait for 20 minutes or so and by clicking the key fob unlock button power returns, and then I gingerly turn the key. I notice that the clock has gone back to midnight, all things reset. It's as if I had the battery out of the car

My mechanic is wondering is this is an ECU brain fart, but this post sounds exactly like my symptoms. The battery--an Interstate (what do you know!)--is less than 6 months old. The battery cable was replaced by the former owner with an aftermarket one, so maybe this is pointing to the issue.

This is a wonderful car--but this issue is giving me gray hair!

HELP!

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