I have Xli 2004. For past some months when the car is stopped and engine is off, it doesnt start. The battery connectors have to be removed for 3-5 mins and placed again to reset the ECU and then it starts.
Any suggestions/remedies much appreciated.
ur query is not clear bro what are u trying to ask?
Does check engine light comes on?Does car has CNG?
No engine light comes on... Car has CNG for sure.
At the time of startup, it appears that battery has died out as all speedo lights disappear in 2 seconds... It doesnt happen on every startup... but u can say once a month atleast.
battery problem... weak batteries have tendency to do so when they are hot. even if u wont unplug the wires the car will start in 5-10 mins.
It is not the problem of ecu,it may be happened due to loose or corroded battery terminals.
nothing is wrong with ur ECU, only ur Battery terminals r lose or they have rust on them, ECU needs no fingering, check ur battery as well
better to replace the battery and the terminals and keep the car running and it'l solve out the bugs,ecu is all well.
Please pour some water on the terminals
1.Weak battery2. start car for some time on weekly basis so the battery keeps living
I have gotten the terminals cleaned and some copper wire inserted between the terminal connections so to avoid any loose joints... lets hope this works ...
As I havent encountered the problem again, it clearly shows loose terminals as many of you suggested... Seems problem is resolved.
Thanks bros for input and help