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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L Engine Computer (PCM/ECM/ECU) Programmed Plug&Play

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Problems You Should Know About

The 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a convenient SUV. It is highly suspended, rides well with a powerful 4.7-liter V8 engine as well as a variety of other features. Besides the powerful horsepower, a robust motor also provides the necessary power to tread across different terrains. The Jeep features a spacious interior fitted with luxurious and durable accessories. However, the 2004 Grand Cherokee model has been receiving criticism lately, with claims of several shortcomings. A common concern is the alarm...

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L Engine Computer (PCM/ECM/ECU) Programmed Plug&Play

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Problems

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Problems The 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a convenient SUV. It is highly suspended, rides well with a powerful 4.7-liter V8 engine as well as a variety of other features. Besides the powerful horsepower, a robust motor also provides the necessary power to tread across different terrains. The Jeep features a spacious interior fitted with luxurious and durable accessories. However, the 2004 Grand Cherokee model has been receiving criticism lately, with claims of several shortcomings. A...

2016 Cadillac XTS 3.6L Engine Control Module (PCM/ECM/ECU) Plug&Play

What is A Powertrain Control Module?

Each vehicle comes with a pre-programmed powertrain control module that monitors several car’s functions. The PCM controls most operations inside the car and is considered a diagnostic tool as well. Most engine control units are unique to the Vehicle's Identification Number (VIN) and are Plug-and-play. Sometimes referred to as the brain of the car, the PCM monitors various vehicle metrics to ensure optimum performance. The control engine module also stores error codes from defective car components. However, like most car...

2016 Cadillac XTS 3.6L Engine Control Module (PCM/ECM/ECU) Plug&Play

What To Know Before Repairing Your Engine Control Module

The Engine Control Module (ECM) is an onboard computer system that monitors and controls the functioning of a vehicle’s systems. Besides controlling engine timing, the functioning of the emissions control system, and other vital car sensors, the ECM also regulates the fuel to air mixture. Some cars have the Engine Control Unit (ECU), while others have the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). Nonetheless, you should note that ECM, PCM, and the ECU are all onboard computer systems that act as...

Difference Between A Bad Alternator Vs Bad Battery

A bad battery or faulty alternator can result in various performance problems. Almost every car owner will have to deal with alternator and battery damages at some point. It is easy to misdiagnose the power problem blaming it on a bad alternator when the issue is really from a bad battery or vice versa. If you try to start the engine and the car won't start, it may be an excellent time to have your battery or alternator checked....

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Symptoms of a Bad Transmission Control Module

Various components make up a car. Such components work in tandem for smooth driving. Amongst these components is the TCM (transmission control module). TCM is an electronic device responsible for collecting and processing signals within the car’s transmission and controlling the shifting of the transmission gear. It works closely with the parts that depend on its functionality, such as the engine, turbine sensor, and brake pedal position sensor, among others.  Without TCM, your transmission will not be able to shift gears...

2015 Ford Motorhome 6.8L Engine Control Module (PCM/ECM/ECU) Programmed & Updated

Common Symptoms Of A Failing ECM

It is challenging to maintain today’s vehicles without a proper understanding of their computer systems. Setting your car’s fuel-to-air proportion and adjusting the timing belt are now things of the past. Currently, primary computers (PCM, TCM, and ECM) control such functions. ECM (engine control module) is amongst the most significant components in nearly all contemporary vehicles. Other names of ECM include the engine control unit (ECU) and PCM (powertrain control module). Primarily, it functions as the primary...

ECM repairs 2014 Ford Motorhome 6.8L Engine Control Module (PCM/ECM/ECU) Programmed & Updated

Should You Replace Your Engine Control Module Or Repair it? Find out!

It's disheartening whenever the car shuts-off in the middle of a long journey. The problem worsens if the ECM is the main course of the shutdown. The main reason is that you need a professional to review and assess your ECM before any repair or replacement. Why the engine control module fails is an important question. Some say it is a bug that affects the car computers, slowing its operations or disrupting them entirely. Low voltage resulting in power spikes...

Why replace your PCM for a 2014 Ford Fusion 2.0L Engine Control Module (PCM/ECM/ECU) Programmed & Updated

Why You Should Replace Your PCM

The powertrain control module (PCM) is the brain of a car and all vehicles feature this fundamental unit. PCMs are collectively known as engine computers and house both the engine control unit (ECU), and the transmission control unit (TCU). The ECU monitors and optimizes engine performance, while the TCU deals with the transmission. PCMs also contain various diagnostic trouble codes or error codes that are used to diagnose different car engine and transmission issues. A fully functional PCM is...

Example of an engine control module ( How to diagnose your ECM )

How To Diagnose Your Car’s Engine Control Module

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) is also known as the Engine Control Module (Engine Computer Module), and it is the main on-board computer that monitors/controls vehicle functions. The PCM is available in nearly all modern vehicles as a single computer. Older cars have the Engine Control Module and the Transmission Control Module (TCM) monitoring engine and transmission functions, respectively. At its worst, a failing PCM might render your car inoperable. Reasons the PCM fails Powertrain Control Modules often fail because of...

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