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Drove car to lunch shut it down when we returned to car it would turn over but not start.I towed it home look at all obvious connections to see if anything loose the proceeded to hook up a computer scanner and the scanner read unable to connect. so I located the computer located bahind the battery and it was barely touchable it was so hot. My question what possible causes or things I should check before I connect a new computer to this system. Thank you Walt

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Computers get hot, it's just thier nature. Before you replace the computer , make sure your security light is not on. Also check the ecm/pcm fuse,all igntion fuses, and the auxillary and cigarette lighter fuse. One of these will power the DLC connector, retry reading the computer.
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