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Powertrain Control Module Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Detecting Powertrain Control Module Symptoms Your vehicle’s engine computer (PCM ECM) plays a vital role when it comes to troubleshooting and fault-detection and it is an essential part of engine performance so when your control module begins showing signs of its own faults, then it can cause massive issues within your vehicle. If your engine control module is not working properly, it can manifest in many different ways such as: emission control, on-board diagnostics, fuel economy, the overall drive ability...

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What Does ECM Stand For and It’s Use

Vehicles in the 21st century have come a long way since their invention in the 19th century, not only in terms of design and availability, but in terms of performance as well. Today’s technology has allowed companies to develop more efficient vehicles where they utilize advanced computer software to optimize vehicle performance. In addition to this sophisticated software, the car components themselves have become more effective as a result of these technological advancements resulting in what we now recognize...

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What is the Powertrain Control Module ( PCM ECM ECU)?

The powertrain control module, or PCM, is a pivotal component of most modern vehicles and is largely responsible for the overall performance and inner workings of the whole of the engine control system. The powertrain control module’s general purpose within the vehicle is chiefly to monitor and manage the important functions within the car or truck which ensures its efficient and stable operation. New technology and the ever-expanding advances in computer development have substantially contributed to the overall modernization...

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Flashing the Engine Control Unit

Your ride's conked out.  The mechanic tells you that it needs a new engine computer.  If he or she's one of the many good ones who regularly contact us for the part, you'll be rollin' along in no time.  But ever wondered just what we actually do here at MINTT to get your wheels back on the road? Well, we flash 'em -- we flash your car engine computer, the ECM or Engine Control Module, which means to update or...

The Car Engine Computer Alphabet Soup

PCM, BCM, ECU, ECM, EFI, CAN...does anyone speak English here??? Welcome to the modern automobile industry, a world of ever-increasing (and at times, ever-changing!) acronyms- but fear not -- MINTT and the folks at VR00m are here to explain it all for you! An FYI on the ABC's of PCM's, ECU's, ETC Acronyms are nothing new, of course, and are one of the many advantages of an alphabetic language.  Indeed, though their proliferation is often bewildering, spelling out the full terms for which they...

Welcome To MINTT!

Thank you for visiting, the official blog of MINTT, where quality car engine computers, powertrain control modules, and all kinds of electronic control units for Ford, Chrysler, GM, and other automakers' vehicles can be found at the deepest discounts anywhere online or off.  We are close to celebrating our tenth year serving you, and have decided that this is an appropriate occasion for launching an journal of our thoughts about the industry, including current and future trends as well as...

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