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Ok, the ECM which is the main onboard computer can and will lose parameter settings if the vehicle sits idle that long, which is why it is recommended to have a trickle charger put on the battery if a newer vehicle is going to sit unused for more than a couple of weeks. When this happens, then the ecm does require being reprogrammed and 1 hour labor is the standard charge for this service.