Control Module Services for Automotive Dealerships | Module Experts

Control Module Services for Automotive Dealerships

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.

Signs of a Failing ECM - Module Experts

4 Signs of a Failing ECM

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.

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Why You Should Work with an ASE Certified Master Technician

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?

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Customer FAQ about Our ECM Services

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.

Common Ways an ECM can Become Damaged | Module Experts

Common Ways an Electronic Control Module (ECM) can Become Damaged

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.

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Life Span of an Electronic Control Module (ECM); Why the Life Span for Control Modules Varies

As technology continues to advance and move forward, so does the way our vehicles operate and run. It seems more and more parts rely on computers, sensors, and capacitors than ever before. The ECM or Electronic Control Module (Engine Control Module) and PCM or Powertrain Control Module are both examples of these technological advancements. There are many factors that affect their life span.

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Avoiding Expensive ECM Programming and Labor Costs

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.

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ECM Options and Selecting Your Best Solution

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.

Repairing ECM for Improved Driving Quality | Module Experts

Diagnosing & Repairing Your Vehicle’s ECM Can Improve Driving Quality

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?