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ECM Location?

I have an E99 F350, 7.3, SD, CC, DRW. I'm installing an exhaust brake and I need to hook some wires up to the ECM. The only thing is, I don't know where the ECM is? A little help from a PSO guru will be highly appreciated.

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Be gentle, it's my first PowerStroke.

E99 SD 7.3L CC DRW 44
PHP Phoenix 6 Position Chip
aFe Stage II Intake
Wicked Wheel
4" Exhaust
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Edge EAS EGT Probe
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BD Exhaust Brake
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C'mon fellers, it's my first PowerSmoke. I really don't know where this is. Please help.

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PHP Phoenix 6 Position Chip
aFe Stage II Intake
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BD Exhaust Brake
BD TorqLoc
Pierce 2T Dump Bed
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My '01 it's inside the cab under the dash up next to the parking brake assembly. The cable attaches throught the fire wall below the Master cylinder. Not sure on a '99.


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Isn't that the PCM? At least that's where I plugged the chip in. There is another set of plugs right next to the PCM plug, but a little more toward the center of the firewall. They're the same type of large plug as the one for the PCM, though a little different of course.

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Pierce 2T Dump Bed
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K - I must not know what an ECM is. Sorry - didn't mean to confuse the situation.


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Well don't feel too bad about it, I don't know either. Dang I miss the old days . All I know is that ECM stands for Engine Control Module, and PCM stands for Power Control Module. Outside of that, I don't have a clue.

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BD TorqLoc
Pierce 2T Dump Bed
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On our trucks it is the same thing.

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On our trucks it is the same thing.
PCM = Ford
ECM = Dodge

PCM = ECM.

How's your algebra?
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