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Chip location?

I have a 2001 F-450 7.3 I bought used, and it came with an extra "towing" chip I'd like to try - where is the chip located?
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What do you mean by chip? We need a little more info on what you are working with to be able to give you the correct answer.


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Chip location

Well, I assumed it was called a chip, since the label on it says "key off to remove or replace chip". It is about 1" x 4", with a female plug on the back with 15 metal connectors, and has a label on the front that says TOP and one on back that says BKA2 TOW.

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Sounds like it plugs into the ecm. Are you familiar with where that box is and how to get at it?


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ECM

Nope - that's what I'm trying to find out.

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Before going through all that do you have a way to post a picture of it?


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Not sure what you mean by "party" a photo? I have photos of it, but not sure how to get them on this thread?

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That was a phone fail. Meant post. Photobucket is what I use.


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Tow Chip Photo

There's a Gallery Hall under my signature - I just posted a photo of the chip in there. Not sure if that's what you meant - I'm new to this.

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Don't really listen to this guy but this might help show you where to look.


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