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Posts Tagged: PCM

Where to get replacement PCM, ECM, or module

Can you swap in a used PCM, ECM, or module from a junkyard? The short answer is NO, you cannot swap in a used PCM, ECM or module from a junkyard. Even if the part number on the used PCM, ECM or module is exactly the same, that doesn’t mean it’s programmed properly. On most late model cars and trucks, the PCM, ECM, or module MUST be programmed to your vehicle’s VIN code and build code. Don’t believe me? Read this scary Technical Service Bulletin from GM: GM PIP4670E Service … Read More

ABS module replacement cost

How much is ABS module replacement cost Every car is filled with computer modules. Don’t get stuck paying outrageous  prices for new modules. Get yours rebuilt. ABS module replacement cost varies by make and model, but it’s always less than buying a new abs module. If the shop removes your abs module and sends it to a rebuilder, you’ll often wind up with a lower abs module replacement cost. Your brakes will continue to function without the abs module, you just won’t have the abs brake feature.However, the stock of … Read More

P0605 Chrysler minivan

Fix code P0605 Chrysler minivan This P0605 Chrysler minivan code is usually caused by an internal failure to communicate between the PCM and the transmission control module. It affects 2001-02 Chrysler minivans with the 3.8L engine. You should replace the TSM. You will then have to program the pinion factor (tire size) and perform a quick learn procedure once the transmission fluid is at operating temperature. You will need a scan tool with bidirectional capabilities to perform this programming.   © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

P0605

Fix code P0605 Internal Control Module Read Only Memory ROM) Error The P0605 trouble code is telling you that the powertrain control module (PCM) cannot communicate with other modules like a body control module (BCM) or transmission control module (TCM)   © 2012 Rick Muscoplat


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