2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Q&A
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Question: Replace PCM?
Diagnostic code is P0601. There is something about "check Sum". Is this the main computer? will replacing it turn off the engine light? I will have to accomplish this myself, so what is the most reputable brand of used/reconditioned units, and when the thing is swapped out, do I just stick in the key, crank it over and drive? - sgtdepewusar
Check Sum error is an internal defect and the PCM must be replaced. I would recommend only replacing it with a MOPAR (Chrysler) new or remanufactured component. After replacing, the module must be encoded with the vehicle VIN number by your local dealership with the proper scan tool. - Johnny Mopar
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Check engine light has been on for about 6 months. No apparent drivability issues. Failed state inspection.. so have to change Powertrain Control Module. New part is over $500 at dealership. Rebu...
The engine light came on and the code was for the PCM. The car still runs. Should I replace it now or wait?
Powertrain Control Module. Price of repair / replacement. Will this cause inspection failure? Is this something that can be re-set?