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Does the GEM (generic electronic module) do the same thing that the RCM module does. will it store air bag fault codes.
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The GEM stores GEM related trouble codes. The RCM stores Restraints related codes. They are not in common between the two.
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the list of control modules i am looking at for a 98 ranger does not show a RCM but i am getting code 19 off dash light so there must be one somewhere but where it is not on trans. tunnel it si not under cup holder
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In 98, it is under the passenger side kick panel and has a 28-position electrical connector. It may also be listed as "Airbag Diagnostic Monitor" or "ECS" instead of RCM.
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Thank you rwenzing i have a ECS (Electronic Crash Sensor) sent it off to be reset @ My Air Bags they said it had a problem and could not be reset .So picked one up at the local junk yard and still getting code 19 should i have this one reset or could it be the seat belts.
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It drives me nuts when people call it that!

ATM machine = automated teller machine machine

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Thank you rwenzing i have a ECS (Electronic Crash Sensor) sent it off to be reset @ My Air Bags they said it had a problem and could not be reset .So picked one up at the local junk yard and still getting code 19 should i have this one reset or could it be the seat belts.
Lamp Fault Code 1-9 means that the Crash Data Recorder in the ECS is full. The ECS in the JY donor had apparently been in a collision too. LFC 1-9 is not caused by the belts.
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On my 98 ranger the air bag part # is F87B-14B321-AB will one work that has AC at the end of the part # F87B-14B321-AC Whats the difference
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A Ford dealer parts guy can look up to see if they are equivalent.
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