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Question Can I put my PCM in a different truck?

Ok so long story short, my brother has an 01 7.3 with 300k-ish on it. His batteries died this winter and he wasn't able to change them out for 3 weeks or so (he has a daily driver car). When he finally got around to changing the batts, the truck ran rough and gave an SES code. So far he has changed the plethora of sensors throughout and gotten a new IDM however he still has the issue. He and I think the PCM went bad while it was dead.

Back to my original question, can I put my PCM in his truck to see if that is the issue without harming my PCM?

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If your PCM codes are the same, I believe you can.

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which codes do I need to look at on the pcm?

thanks for the reply gulf coast. Good to hear from a semi-local lol.

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Yours will work fine in his... however the pcm is not the issue.

Have you pulled codes?

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The DPC # just has to match. As long as both of your trucks are Federal or they are both California, then it will swap right over.

What was the code the truck threw?

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The DPC numbers do not have to match either. Myself and another member swapped out a 402 and put in 422's. No issue. Actually got the CC light to function though. :thumbup:

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Yup... regardless what some people tell you... so long as your not swapping a 99-2001 into a 2002-2003 or vs your good.

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Alright. The swap went fine however the PCM wasn't the problem. I'll tell him to get the codes read and try and go from there.

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Yours will work fine in his... however the pcm is not the issue.

Have you pulled codes?
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Alright. The swap went fine however the PCM wasn't the problem. I'll tell him to get the codes read and try and go from there.

Thanks for the help guys

No way... the pcm didn't fix it?

Bet when you pull that code it tells you right what to replace...

Could have saved about $3-400 in parts swapping.

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The DPC numbers do not have to match either. Myself and another member swapped out a 402 and put in 422's. No issue. Actually got the CC light to function though. :thumbup:

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Yes, the E99 to L99-01(DPC-402 to DPC-422) swap will work just fine. However, in certain cases the DPC# will have to match for everything to work correctly. For instance, you cannot swap a PMT1(DPC-422) and NMC1(DPC-452). Your glow plugs will not work.

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Yup... regardless what some people tell you... so long as your not swapping a 99-2001 into a 2002-2003 or vs your good.
What about California models?

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