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We just hit a cow and wiped out the right hand side of this

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We just hit a cow and wiped out the right hand side of this 2012 crafter 2l turbo diesal. Engine and glow plug lights flashing massive loss of power can I reset the Ecuador manually now ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Australia Car
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ecu manually now this is urgent pls
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Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.
Hello the only way to reset the ECU manually without a scan tool is by disconnecting the battery cables and clamping them together for 10 mins. Remove both battery leads from the battery then use a nut and bolt or G-clamp to hold both battery lead terminals together. This discharges any capacitors / memory within the ECU and around the car so ensures all memory settings are wiped clear - back to the factory default. This will reset all the systems on the car and you may need the radio security code to get it going again, and ensure that the keys are in your hand when you re-connect the battery as the car may lock and turn on the alarm
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