There are common symptoms your vehicle will exhibit when things are out of sync. Typically, there will also be one or more Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) once the vehicle has been scanned.
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.
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As time has progressed, vehicles have become more complex with the integration of mechanical components with electronics. Automobile manufacturers now use small, dedicated computers to control and monitor many vehicle functions. When an Engine Control Module (ECM) or Body Control Module (BCM) is damaged, most vehicles stop working or don’t perform optimally. The ECM is the engine’s brain; generally, the car engine won’t crank, turn over, or start when critical electronic connections stop functioning.
ModuleExperts understands that every repair situation is unique, which is why they offer several options when it comes to providing solutions for malfunctioning ECMs. Selecting your best option depends on a number of different factors including the specific symptoms & Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) present, and the type of repair needed. ModuleExperts works with you every step of the way to determine the right solution that best meets your needs.
Diagnosing & repairing an electronic device is often the best way to fix instances when it is being unresponsive. Whether it’s your computer or your smartphone, chances are you have needed to power the technology-laden device in question completely down before bringing it back to life. It is often this simple act that seems to wipe away the problem issue so that you can go back to using it. But is that enough for your vehicle’s Electronic Control Module, or ECM?
At ModuleEXPERTS, we understand that each module repair situation is unique. To meet the exact needs of our customers, every request we receive is evaluated by one of our highly skilled technicians who is able to gather information about the problems you are facing. Rather than performing a limited bench test, we opt for a more comprehensive Diagnostic Evaluation Service (DES) to assess each module. While a bench test typically involves a set fee and may identify issues that are present within the ECM, a DES provides the team at ModuleEXPERTS with the opportunity to learn about your unit and discover all the issues. After this first step, we are then able to provide you with a recommended course of action — repair or replacement.
In a constantly changing automotive landscape, it’s imperative that your vehicle service provider understands the new technologies being introduced and has the capability to troubleshoot any issues you are facing. With over 110 years of combined industry experience, ModuleEXPERTS provides customized solutions for owners of American-built and import vehicles. New technologies have allowed us to expand the service we offer on many import vehicles.