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I just lowered my 2012 gt and changed the plugs. The springs only lowered it 1.1" in front and 1.6" in back. That went smoothly. While changing the plugs I accidentally grounded out the ratchet extension on the battery while trying to remove the last plug on passenger side. The problem is now my car reads "service advance track" and I have no power steering. Any ideas?

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Hopefully the computer was not fried by the short.

I would try disconnecting the battery for about 1/2 hour, then hook it back up, and see what happens.


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I was thinking the same thing as JBert try taking the battery cable off for the duration he stated

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Probably too simplistic, but check your fuses while you are at it...


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You must have blown the fuse on the positive battery cable. Time for a new one and this is why you're supposed to remove the cables when doing a plug change on these cars. It's going to be expensive.

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You blew the fuse to the steering. Look at the fuse layout and the steering is a large fuse. This is common when people do header installs.

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I did the same thing, you blew the fuse on the positive battery cable.
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You must have blown the fuse on the positive battery cable. Time for a new one and this is why you're supposed to remove the cables when doing a plug change on these cars. It's going to be expensive.
Yeah, expensive, if This is the one:

https://www.google.com/aclk?sa=l&ai=...n-wc96175.html

Add to that, its out of stock at this retailer.

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