Disconnecting the battery !! NO NO!!

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Asked by Apr 05, 2008 at 01:21 AM about the 1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I disconnected the battery to try to fix the curise control switches And now it has 4 monitors that won't run test !!! ? how can i get it inspected in NY  the 4 monitors are: Evap  Catalyst  & 2 oxygen sensors!!

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I would take it to a mechanic that you trust, ask him/her to check the computer/diag module. When you dissconnected the battery, did you happen to "arc" the postive cable? it might of surged or grounded out and blew-out a curcit.

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