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Did I just fry my PCM? RESOLVED

So I was installing my new chip today and all was going good. First startup went great then this...

Key in ignition and turned to the run position.

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g5...ps798f0efa.mp4

So I'm ordering a new one today... This sucks.

But on a brighter note I got my new front speakers in!


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I'm going to wait until Monday and call the shop that I ordered the chip from. Any ideas of what else to check/do before then?

So I'm now looking for a PCM coded ALF6. If you've got one on the shelf, I've got cash...


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Check all fuses under hood and in dash?

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remove the chip and see what happens....


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Pulled the chip. Then I made the video. Checked all fuses... All look good, I will double check when I head back out to the shop.

Thanks for the ideas, keep them coming!


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check for a bad ground, also check and make sure you didn't bend a pin on the pcm and check the connector and make sure you didn't push in a pin.


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Did you have the key in the ignition when you installed the chip or removed it? If so I'd bet you killed the PCM.

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No key in the ignition. I followed the directions exactly...

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So after reading alot more today, I had my list of things to double check.
#1 was relay that was clicking rapidly. Swapping made no difference.
#2 was double check the charge on the batteries. All good. "Hey that positive terminal doesn't look seated." Re-ajust and try it... Woo Hoo!!!

Now I get to hang my head in shame as I didn't connect the battery well enough

Thanks for the help guys.

I swear God has a since of humor when teaching patience and perseverance...


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Glad you got it all figured out then bro, hell of a lot cheaper than replacing a PCM lol

-Kris-
2011 f150 ecoboost 4x4 323/452 on php dyno 11/16/13
1995 CCLB DRW 324K
2001 CCLB DRW 319K
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The stock downpipe in an OBS is flat because I'm a ginger.
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Finding a decent woman is like shopping for a used truck. You spend most of your time picking through the money pits, wrecks, and basket cases until you find one that you can tolerate
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Well at least you caught the loose bolts before they cause any damage. Nothing worse than a sloppy hole
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