2003 Chevy Venture Car won't idle anymore

Tiny
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  • 2003 CHEVROLET VENTURE
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 75,000 MILES
I recently replaced my idle air control valve. When I replaced it, I cycled the engine on for 10 seconds and off for 10 seconds and then started the car. No problems. Recently I pulled the ECM fuse for 30 seconds to reset the engine codes - I plugged it back in and now the car will not idle. The engine turns over but then immediately dies. If I hold the accelerator in while starting it runs fine, but as soon as I remove my foot from the accelerator the car dies. What did I do wrong?
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Thursday, April 30th, 2009 AT 8:05 PM

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Tiny
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The computer has to go thru a relearning process due to the computer lose its memory by removing power to it
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Thursday, April 30th, 2009 AT 8:16 PM
Tiny
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Got it, takes a few minutes for the computer to 'reboot' - thanks. Whew, never did that before :-)
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Thursday, April 30th, 2009 AT 8:20 PM
Tiny
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You learn something everyday
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Thursday, April 30th, 2009 AT 8:49 PM

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