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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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How To Test Your ECM Computer

How To Test Your ECM Computer

Visual Inspection of the Control Module ECM When inspecting your control modules on your vehicle it is important to be conscious of any physical defects you may come across such as frayed wires or corrosion without the need to visit an auto repair shop. Oftentimes, a faulty ECM can be a result of a burnt...

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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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Is it my Transmission Control Module or My ECM?

Is it my Transmission Control Module or My ECM?

Transmission problems can be caused by a number of things. One of those things can be a vehicle’s Engine Control Module (ECM) . It’s important to understand though that if you are having troubles with your transmission, it’s not recommended that you blame it on your vehicle’s computer right away. You should always try to...

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How To Reset Your Jeep ECM (Engine Control Module)

How To Reset Your Jeep ECM (Engine Control Module)

How To Reset Your Jeep ECM The Engine Control Module, known as the PCM ( Powertrain Control Module) ECU ( Electrical Control Unit ) or to simply it put the Automotive Engine Computer . Confusing right? If you would like to know more about their differences you can read up on our previous post ”...

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How To Test Your Ignition Control Module with a Multimeter.

How To Test Your Ignition Control Module with a Multimeter.

What exactly is an (ICM) Ignition Control Module? An ICM is nothing more than a switch that turns the ignition system “On” or “Off”. Inside of the distributor there is a sensor that sends out a signal to the ICM, which is then used to fire up the ignition coil that will create enough energy...

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