I'm told that if I disconnect the battery it affects the onboard computer and the car won';s start necessitating a tow to the dealer to re-set the computer. Is this true and is there a way around it?

Asked by Jan 07, 2012 at 10:28 AM about the 2005 Chevrolet Meriva

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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the only thing that you are going to lose is radio station memory.But if you want to be safe connect jumpers on your car terminals when you disconect the battery.Anyway whatever you do the car is going to start.

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