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      11-17-2012, 08:17 PM   #8
Jexus
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Originally Posted by pepsicola47 View Post
Majority of the times, it's a steering column lock problem.
Steering column had to be replace.
A diagnoses from the factory diagnostic will tell you what it requires, sometimes new column plus programming, sometimes just programming.
I have never heard the battery would cause that.
I have seen many case where the car still starts and drives normal. And as many case where the car will not start at all. It will require a diagnostic machine to be plug in to it and reset the counter on the ELV.
Yeap. You're right, it depends on whether you can still drive it or not. I was able to drive mine after the error and all i needed was a programming
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