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97 F250 PCM

My truck just shut off while towing a trailer. Local mechanic tried to pull the codes but PCM wouldn't communicate with the ICM. PCM is dead. Where can I either purchase a reman, or have mine repaired? thanks
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Have you checked all the fuses? Not just looking at them actually test them with a test light or power probe?

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Manual or auto? I have both

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Kraker829, I did check all fuses with a test light.

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I have a 94.5 manual pcm

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I'm not sure what year models interchange. I was told the number on my PCM would need to be the same on any replacement. But I'm not sure if this is correct.We tried a PCM out of a 96 but for whatever reason it only connected partially with the ICM. The number is F7TF - 12A650-PE. the only other number shown is JKA4. Also told that a different PCM would require being programmed to my truck. Not saying this information is correct, just what information was passed on to me..
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94.5-97 all work unless you have a Cali model

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I appreciate your offer, unfortunately mine is a Cali truck. Thanks for getting back to me.
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That's rough bro, good luck unless you wanna swap to a federal PCM

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Too bad it's a Cali 97. The PCM's are completely different due to the GPR monitoring circuit (pins and functions have been moved around) and the programming for the splitshot injectors. You would have to have another DPC-311 series PCM with a JKA_ program. I've never really looked at taking a DPC-203 with a AUG_ code (from a Cali 96 with splits I think ... someone veriify or deny that) or reprogramming it to one of those codes and repining your harness for it. Those of us have looked into it for the automatic 97 Cali's since the PCMs are very hard to find. Cheers!

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