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I need some help please.

To cut a long story short I had to have an operation and haven't driven my car for three weeks, until today.

At first the car wouldn't run, it would kick over then stop. After a few goes it started and I let it idle for a couple of minutes.

Took off down the road for a drive around the block (as I'm still not supposed to drive for another three weeks) and the malfunction, slip and another light came on. The car the wouldn't rev beyond 1500 revs.

How the **** do I fix this please?

Thanks for any help!

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Try an ECU reset.

If you don't want to do it yourself ask teh dealership. It seems you guys have the only normal Nissan dealership around so you should come up trumps.

Sorry to hear about the Op! Hope all is ok.
 

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ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE!!!
We all have it for 3 yrs. Ring them, tell them the car won't start!
They will send someone out (which depending on the state will probably be NRMA or RACQ or similar)
Once they get there explain that the car did kick over but won't rev etc...
Might as well use it as we all paid for it?
 

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After coming back from holiday when I cranked my car after it's been sitting still for 4 weeks there were some bad knocks and I could feel the car move and the engine ran very rough for a second. My guess was that all of the oil drained to the sump, now it's back to normal and I didn't have any issues since.

If I was in your sittuation I would do as mickyboy says.
 

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Zuff, everything is fine thanks for asking. For those who would like know I had a donor nephrectomy.

I did actually ring my service guy and he said first of all to ring roadside assistance, they will come and pick the car up and tow it to him and he would sort the problem out. He then offered to send one of his guys out and fix it for me at home! How good's that.

I'm not supposed to be driving for another three weeks so I told him I would sort it out in the new year but I thought it wouldn't be anything major, hence my original question.

How do I reset the ECU again?

Thanks again for your help and concern.

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HARRY,

That's bloody brave of you !

Somebody close?

Top marks anyway and I take back all the nasty things I said about you !

Even put up with the red monster !

FRIZZLE

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SHIZZLE, my life is now complete! I have gotten you to write something nice.

Yeah, it was for my mother in law. Can you believe that ****!

Don't worry about the directions for resetting the ECU, I have found them elsewhere.

Thanks again guys.

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HARRY - might even let you win the next drag !

Wondered why the red'n hadn't been seen at the shop - BTW, when's the opening date - the renovations are certainly a great improvement !

Do you want a few doughnuts out the front, or a burnout Sat. on the bike ?

Happy to oblige.

SHIZZLE :cheers:
 

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Good service by your dealership Harry - wish the Sydney dealers were like that.

Also, very honorable of you to offer a kiddney to the MIL.

Have a speedy recovery.

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Well done mate!

You've got guts and compassion to boot to go for an op for the in-law. She better cook and baby-sit till **** freezes over for the favour...:)

I truely wish you both a Merry Christmas and a quick recovery.

btw..stay away from that Zed.. God knows what those stock shocks will do to your stitches.
 

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Thanks for the kind words guys and gals, very much appreciated!

BTW, the dont use stitches anymore. It was done all using keyhole surgery and I was then glued up.

I reset the ECU and it has worked, I'll be fugged!

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Don't rightly know Shizzle.

I'll get our man to have a look at it when I take it in next.

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Maybe the battery was low and the ECU had a hissy fit?

Hope you're feeling better H. I'm no doctor but doesn't the donor have to be compatible etc etc? If so what are the odds you'd be a match for your mother in law? Find that alone pretty amazing or am I way off track?.
 

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Matt, the voltmeter was fine so I don't know about the battery?

Yes, your correct there has to be a pretty good match to be compatible.

For a number of reasons this has taken a couple of years to get sorted and I have had that many blood test and pissed in that many bottles it's not funny.

I wanted to have 1 last year of playing 1st division soccer, work **** and then finally the old chook had to have an operation to remove some glands that would have calcified the kidney and so on.

But, it has all worked out well. The old girl is pissing like a trooper and she is now at home recovering. The only thing she has to do now is look after the kidney the way I did and that's why she is on a strict diet of Toohey's Old and Tequila!!

Thanks again to everyone for all the kind words and thoughts

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