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CPS Question

How do I know if I need to get a new CPS installed? I heard that there was a recall on them i thought! Anyone enlighten me on this subject, would greatly appreciate it.
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What year truck do you have?

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Go to this link, put in your make and VIN# and it will tell you if you have an open recall or not. If your truck is running okay, and you do have a CPS recall open you might as well get it fixed, it's free.

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Its a 1997 PSD. runs fine but wanted to cover my butt just in case ya know!
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Ok I fall under the recall. Thanks again for the link. Appreciate it!
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i fall under the same recall but im not going to touch it. with 130,000 on mine and no problems, why? i have also heard that some of the new ones are junk too.
just my two cents.
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i fall under the same recall but im not going to touch it. with 130,000 on mine and no problems, why? i have also heard that some of the new ones are junk too.
just my two cents.
Because you'll be like the rest of us who have experienced failures. STRANDED.
Plus the recall is because they engineered a new CPS that WON'T FAIL!
Yes the previous replacements have gone out, but that's a thing of the past now.

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Because you'll be like the rest of us who have experienced failures. STRANDED.
Plus the recall is because they engineered a new CPS that WON'T FAIL!
Yes the previous replacements have gone out, but that's a thing of the past now.
now dont get me wrong i dont want to be stranded either. but i didnt say i dont have one in the glove box
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i fall under the same recall but im not going to touch it. with 130,000 on mine and no problems, why? i have also heard that some of the new ones are junk too.
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You might seriously consider getting a spare. It is a lot cheaper / less expensive / no down time while you wait on a tow truck to come get you. 10mm socket and ratchet and you are back on the road.
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now dont get me wrong i dont want to be stranded either. but i didnt say i dont have one in the glove box
Whatevers clever.

I guess it doesn't make sense to some to get it fixed permanently for free


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