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Old 07-30-2010
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PCM reset

ok i have gotten the diagnosis back after gettin the might morphing red power ranger back from the code machine thingy. to put it bluntly short of a new engine, i have a new transmission, new coil, i am putting new shocks on all four corners, and new front ball joints and lower control arms. but there is a check engine light on this bugger and after putting it on a really nice code reader there are several codes regarding the transmission, an 02 sensor, running lean, etc the guy at the shop states that only a dealership can "flash" the pcm / ecm to get those codes reset and everything back to normal?

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Old 07-31-2010
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I'm not sure about that.
You can clear codes with just about any hand held tuner.Even if it is not locked to your vehicle.
So if you know someone with a OBD II compatible tuner have them clear the codes for you.
When I was tuning my truck for nitrous I had it throw some codes for being to rich.Once I got everything dialed in I simply cleared the codes with a hand held and have had no problems since.

Somebody else might know of a place that will clear codes for you but I would try to avoid the dealership.I think it would be pricey.

Good luck
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trust me i dont want to go to a dealership. it just seems that the mechanics around here that have the code readers are just as pricey. i might as well get it done right for the same price.
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you can reset everything to default y disconnecting the battery and hold the terminals together for 1 min and should clear codes and KAM. PCM parameters will be reset to default.
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