update, small victory.
I have a small update in my quest to get 'the car that could not be started' started.
I found out that the pass. side floorboards were flooded, and for those of you in the loop, there is a fuse box down there. There was about an inch of water (ice) and I melted it and cleaned it out, removed the carpet, etc.
I got a used fusebox, cleaned up all the wires and installed it. Car still does not start, but the headlights now work!
Which is a small victory for me. Previously, the headlights did not work (though sometimes the did, and sometimes they flashed like the alarm was on) because the fusebox was literally under water for some time.
So after reading every no start thread on the net, I am reasonably convinced the EWS module is disallowing a start and I will need a DIS environment to reset it.
Anyone have and help, I am all ears.