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This has been happening off and on for a while. Thought it was somethjng to do with the computer so I replaced it but it still does it from time to time. When I go to start the car it doesn't turn over , make a noise, nothing. Just shows dashes on the odometer and eventually the numbers will come on and I will hear somethin release on the passenger read side and then I am able to start it. Usually does it the most when it's cold outside like it is here now. I have read a few posts about this same problem but it was different things on each post. Anyone have any idea what could be causing this to happen??
 

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Grounding points near the battery can have intermittent connection, and you can get those dashes when it isn't good. At that point the PCM isn't getting it's ground - that's how it's related to your PCM replacement guess.
 

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I second the ground issue. Unscrew them, clean up the terminals and body with a wire brush or sandpaper, and tighten them back down with some dielectric grease to seal them up.

Toby
 
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