Power-train control module location

Tiny
HOTHEADEDBOY123
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  • 2001 FORD ESCORT
Where is the power-train control module located?
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Saturday, April 9th, 2011 AT 10:41 PM

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Tiny
RASMATAZ
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Here is the diagram below so you can see how the job is done. Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed. Cheers
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Saturday, April 9th, 2011 AT 10:52 PM
Tiny
RINGUS
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  • 1999 FORD ESCORT
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • MANUAL
  • 383,000 MILES
Car will not start in wet weather. I replaced coil pack, plugs, wires, fuel pump, battery. Still will not work in wet weather. Need location ECU. Engine control module. Thanks
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Thursday, September 27th, 2018 AT 2:39 PM (Merged)
Tiny
CARADIODOC
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Under the middle of the center console. Very doubtful that is the cause of a failure to start, assuming by "will not start", you mean the starter cranks the engine, but the engine will not run. Since you listed the battery, you could mean the starter does not spin the engine. That is a totally different set of symptoms and diagnostic steps.
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Thursday, September 27th, 2018 AT 2:39 PM (Merged)
Tiny
STEVE W.
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I have seen a couple of this type issue on Escorts. Both times were wiring harness related. Once was wires corroded off inside the harness at the firewall junction connector the other was in the connector block itself. Moisture gets in there and you get no spark. Was not easy to find without a signal injector and sniffer. You could trace the signal to the area but it did not follow into the interior. The problem in the first one was that one of the broken wires also sent power into the PCM and damaged it as well.
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Thursday, September 27th, 2018 AT 2:39 PM (Merged)
Tiny
TRAINBOY4024
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  • 1998 FORD ESCORT
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  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
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Where is the location of the computer?
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Thursday, September 27th, 2018 AT 2:39 PM (Merged)
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DAVE H
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Power-train Control Module (PCM). Below center of dash. See Fig. 2 .


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/266999_dash_1.jpg

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Thursday, September 27th, 2018 AT 2:39 PM (Merged)
Tiny
INDYGT
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  • 1999 FORD ESCORT
Four cylinder two wheel drive manual 175,000 miles.

Where is the engine computer located in my car so I can access the wiring harness? Thank you.
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Thursday, September 27th, 2018 AT 2:39 PM (Merged)
Tiny
RASMATAZ
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There you go Sir,

The computer is also called the power-train control module PCM.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_pcm_7.jpg

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Thursday, September 27th, 2018 AT 2:39 PM (Merged)
Tiny
WEEIRISHGURLAZ
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  • 1998 FORD ESCORT
Four cylinder engine. I need to possibly replace the computer in my car, but do not know where to find it or what it even looks like. Could you please help?

Thanks,

Desiree O
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Thursday, September 27th, 2018 AT 2:39 PM (Merged)
Tiny
RASMATAZ
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The computer called PCM is below center of dash is located at item number 9. See below.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_pcm_5.jpg

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Thursday, September 27th, 2018 AT 2:39 PM (Merged)
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BLONDEONE68
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  • 1998 FORD ESCORT
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  • FWD
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  • 10,000 MILES
I need to know where the CCR module is located for the vehicle listed above. Also, does this part go by any other name?
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Thursday, September 27th, 2018 AT 2:39 PM (Merged)
Tiny
BLUELIGHTNIN6
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The constant control relay (CCR) module is in the left front of the engine compartment.
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Thursday, September 27th, 2018 AT 2:39 PM (Merged)
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OFTEN
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When I come to a stop it will stop now I have had the problem the other way it would only idle.
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Thursday, September 27th, 2018 AT 2:39 PM (Merged)
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MHELENA33
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Four cylinder two wheel drive automatic.

Where can I find the engine computer at?
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Thursday, September 27th, 2018 AT 2:39 PM (Merged)
Tiny
BLUELIGHTNIN6
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Power-train control module (PCM) is located below the center of the dash.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/261618_Graphic_533.jpg

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Thursday, September 27th, 2018 AT 2:39 PM (Merged)
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WES WOLFE
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Where is the computer located on a 1997 Ford Escort LX?
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Thursday, September 27th, 2018 AT 2:39 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_pcm_36.jpg



The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) is located below center of the instrument panel.
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Thursday, September 27th, 2018 AT 2:39 PM (Merged)
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SHEREENJENNY
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  • 1997 FORD ESCORTFORD ESCORT
I need to know where to find the brain or computer, as you may call it, on a 2000 model Ford Escort ZX2 Sport. I took out the glove box and did not find it and I have not been able to figure out where it is. Please help. If you have diagrams I will take those too. I am considering taking out the dash because I think it may be beside the stereo in the dash but I am not that sure. So, any information that you may have to help is very appreciated. Thank you.
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Thursday, September 27th, 2018 AT 2:39 PM (Merged)
Tiny
CATCH_15
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Try looking behind the passenger side kick panel.
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Thursday, September 27th, 2018 AT 2:39 PM (Merged)
Tiny
PSFRIZZ
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  • 1995 FORD ESCORT
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  • 2WD
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Car has been sitting for two years, reverse works fine, When I am in drive it only goes twenty miles an hour. Will not shift into second or third gear.
Speedometer works fine, I believe it is the module but not sure. Does anyone know where this is located? Because it has been sitting for two years could the module be bad?
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