PCM failure on 2001 Mercury Mountaineer

What would cause the PCM to fail? It has been replaced 5 times.

by in Forest Hill, WV on February 18, 2010
1 answer
ANSWER by on February 18, 2010
A PCM should not fail repeatedly unless something is shorting it out. Is it the same circuit that blows each time say the fuel injectors or ignition coil supply? I have had a customer burn out an ECM on the same car twice, it is a car they don't use much and they jump started it backward twice in three years. There are good and bad ECM re-builders out there as well if it is a remanufactured computer you have been using.
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