The control modules that regulate nearly every aspect of your vehicle’s performance are a vital part of its overall health. They rely on intricate electronic mechanisms to operate properly. Occurrences, such as extreme weather, can render them inoperable and adversely affect your vehicle’s performance.
The Body Control Module (BCM) could be considered a central organizational module for your vehicle. It streamlines the manufacturing and troubleshooting aspects of electronic modules by housing the modules into one, central unit instead of each function having its own device. It also coordinates the operating functions of many non-engine related ancillary items as well as security features. If your BCM begins to malfunction, you will notice a negative effect on the operation of the various parts that the Body Control Module commands and it’s likely that you’ll experience one or more of the following symptoms:
There is a whole host of intricate and finely-calibrated control modules that are designed to keep your vehicle in precise working order. An imbalance in any one of them could prove to be disastrous to the optimal functioning of your vehicle. Here are a few (of many) components that we service, their acronyms, and common names.
When one of your vehicle’s control modules becomes damaged, it can significantly impact its performance and drivability. For many, the cost to completely repair a control module may not be in the budget. However, at ModuleExperts we have the tools and expertise to effectively repair nearly every type of control module, and program it to your exact vehicle, at a fraction of the cost of a complete replacement.
As the primary computer control for your vehicle, your powertrain control module (PCM) plays a vital role in ensuring that your engine and transmission work in tandem. When your PCM fails, it typically exhibits one or more different behaviors. Knowing these symptoms can help you pinpoint the root cause of the problem so you can get your vehicle back up and running.
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Underneath the hood of your car, there is a whole host of intricate and finely-calibrated Electronic Control Modules (ECM) that are designed to keep your vehicle in precise working order. An imbalance in any one of them could be disastrous to the optimal functioning of your vehicle. If one of them is not working properly…
We receive many questions from our clients about our repair services; from cost concerns to ECM repairability. As a result, we’ve answered some of the most common questions so you can easily access the information you need most.
Dealerships are known for providing their customers with top-notch services and using manufacturer-provided replacement parts that are typically readily available. Customers expect expedited service when they bring their vehicle to an automotive dealership. When it comes to servicing or replacing an Electronic Control Module (ECM) however, sometimes it’s just not possible for dealerships to provide these services or the turnaround their customers expect. The following are a few instances where ModuleExperts can help your customers.
The Engine Control Module (ECM) is one of your vehicle’s most important electronic parts. Its proper function is vital to the smooth performance of your vehicle. As the vehicle’s primary computer, this component is responsible for effectively using the information obtained from the sensors located throughout the vehicle to calculate various engine functions to obtain maximum efficiency, performance and power. Identifying the most common signs of a failing ECM can prevent damage to other electronic components as well as engine malfunctions.
Is your vehicle displaying signs that it might have a damaged Electronic Control Module (ECM)? Water damage? Corrosion due to age and weather? Battery power surge? Random misfires? Single or multiple DTCs (Diagnostic Trouble Codes)? When an ECM repair is required, it takes just a few simple steps with ModuleExperts to get it repaired.
The control modules in your vehicle are the heart of many of its operations. When a repair is required, it makes sense to be particular in choosing who you work with. After all, the skills and knowledge required to effectively troubleshoot, diagnose and repair a complex electrical component such as an electronic control module (ECM) isn’t something that just anyone is capable of doing. So, how do you find experienced, high-quality technicians that you can trust to perform this critical service?
When your vehicle won’t operate because of a damaged Electronic Control Module (ECM), it can unexpectedly cause disruptions in your day. Finding a reliable and trusted repair service is the first step. It’s important to also understand the processes taken to get your control module repaired. As a result, we’re answering some of our customers most frequently asked questions to serve as a helpful resource.
We receive many questions from our shoppers about the processes we follow to repair a malfunctioning or damaged Electronic Control Module (ECM) back to working order. As a result, we’ve answered some of the most common questions so you can easily access the information you need most.
It’s more than obvious that today’s modern cars are a great deal more sophisticated than those from just a few decades ago. Did you know they can rely on between 5 and 80 Electronic Control Modules (ECM) to keep them running smoothly and efficiently? When one or more of these critical components becomes damaged, it adversely affects your vehicle. Depending on the components involved, this might diminish your vehicles performance to the point of not running at all.