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DTC P0113 : Common Symptoms,Causes and Proven Fixes

DTC P0113 : Common Symptoms,Causes and Proven Fixes

What is the DTC P0113 OBDII Engine Code The P0113 is a very generic trouble code that can be triggered by the ECM ( Engine Control Module) when it detects and record a fairly high output from the Intake Air Temperature Sensor. While this can be caused by a failing auto computer, replacing the ECM should not be the...

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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Powertrain Control Module

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Powertrain Control Module

The complexity of a vehicle’s engine control unit (ECU/PCM) can often make it very difficult to determine when it’s failing. It’s very common for your vehicle to display symptoms that appear to be an ECU issue when, in fact, there is actually an issue elsewhere in your vehicle or vice versa. This is mainly due...

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How Much Does a Powertrain Control Module cost

How Much Does a Powertrain Control Module cost

Every car owner, at some point or another, has gone through the inconvenience of being without their vehicle for a period of time due to the need for maintenance or repairs. For most people, the longer their vehicle is in the shop, the more disruptive it becomes towards their daily lives and less likely to...

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What Does an ECU do in Your Car?

What Does an ECU do in Your Car?

The engine computer is one of the most important components of any modern vehicle, but as cars become more advanced, the engine control module is becoming more important than ever. In recent years, companies have begun developing vehicles that contain more sophisticated engines and these advances have enabled companies to support the growing demand for...

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What Causes an ECU to Fail?

What Causes an ECU to Fail?

The evolution of technology over the years has enabled companies to keep up with consumers’ demand for more advanced products leading to what we now recognize as today’s modern vehicle. All modern vehicles are equipped with a series of engine control units that are designed to optimize your vehicle’s performance and fuel economy. Its only...

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Can a Bad ECM Drain the Battery?

Can a Bad ECM Drain the Battery?

One of the most important components on any modern vehicle is the engine computer (or ECM) as it is responsible for a wide range of functions within the engine management system. The ECM works by sending signals from a series of sensors to a variety of actuators to control the way they perform based on...

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How Much Does it Cost to Replace Your Engine Control Module?

How Much Does it Cost to Replace Your Engine Control Module?

Once a diagnosis has been made and you have concluded the ECM is malfunctioning, your next step is to decide how to move forward; to decide whether your ECU ( Electronic Control unit needs to be repaired or replaced altogether. Getting your ECM replaced or repaired at a mechanic or dealership is one of the...

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How to Reset the Engine Control Module With No Hassle!

How to Reset the Engine Control Module With No Hassle!

One of the most important functions of your vehicle’s ECM is its ability to store long term data within it’s term memory. As you drive, the engine computers are continuously working to learn about the way you drive your vehicle and will adjust the way other modules perform. Which enables your vehicle to run as...

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Used Pickup Trucks to Avoid at All Cost.

Used Pickup Trucks to Avoid at All Cost.

Used Pickup Trucks to Avoid at All Cost, if possible. Although used pickup trucks are among the most popular modes of transportation, rising prices over the years have made it increasingly difficult to find a reliable vehicle for a reasonable price leaving shoppers more and more dependant on the used vehicle industry. While purchasing a...

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Engine Control Module Symptoms You Should Never Ignore!

Engine Control Module Symptoms You Should Never Ignore!

Engine Control Module Symptoms The engine control module is responsible for managing so knowing all most of the engine control module Symptoms is important, plus monitoring, and communicating with all sensors and electronic modules in your vehicle to ensure that all components are running properly. If any changes need to be made within a certain...