PCM computer location

Tiny
HARRELL1949
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  • 2004 FORD EXPLORER
Computer problem V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 60888 miles

I'm trying to locate the computer module to get the keyless entry code. So far I haven't found it. Please suggest where it might be.

Thanks, Harrell Gantt
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Friday, December 5th, 2008 AT 6:37 PM

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KEN
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The location of the engine control module is located in the passenger's compartment behind the glove box on the right side. Here is some diagrams to show you what I am talking about. (below)

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-a-car-computer-works-pcm-ecm-bcm

Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.

Cheers, Ken
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Saturday, November 11th, 2017 AT 6:51 PM
Tiny
DEERHUNTER
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I bought a used 2001 ford explorer and I was needing the factory code to use the keyless entry system and it said that I can find the code on the computer but I have no idea where it is located can someone help me? 8)
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Saturday, November 11th, 2017 AT 6:52 PM (Merged)
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It's usually located in at least two places, on top of the keyless entry module and on top of the pcm, usually the keyless module is located on the on the package shelf in the trunk in the sedan models, on your explorer I'm not familiar with the setup of your vehicle, the pcm unit is located usually above the glovebox, you mat have to pull it, get yourself a repair manual, Chilton's whatever, it'll help you. Worst case scenario, the Ford dealer can extract it from the pcm unit, however you'll pay. I've searched my manuals and discs high and low for info on how to perform that operation and I can't find anything on it.
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NOS
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It is located left side of steering column at firewall. Keyless entry code is on entry module behind glove box. Be very careful not to trip the air bags they are yellow connectors.
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NOS
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Most generaly chris if you have a dealer that is worth a darn they can give you that info by giving them the vin off the truck which is located on the door post or the left corner of dash. Is it a keless punch pad on door? They can give you code for that also. NOS
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STANHENSON
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  • 2000 FORD EXPLORER
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  • 104,789 MILES
Computer problem
2000 Ford Explorer 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 104789 miles

Where is the computer module located in a 2000 for explorer
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BLUELIGHTNIN6
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Powertrain Control Module (PCM) is located through firewall, pictured..

4.0L Engines


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/261618_Noname_245.jpg



5.0L Engines


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/261618_Noname2_73.jpg



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