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Locating Body Control Module

For quite a while now wierd things have been happening. Start car and gauges are dead after 30 seconds or so gauges "come alive" again and are fine.Have ignored problem and then when you start turn on air everything is dead. Drive 4 or 5 blocks and it comes on fine also same problem with all power windows. Service engine light on the right cluster comes on , but when I put on my scanner to read the code there is none. Finally a severe problem has occured with the turnsignals-highway flashers-blinking very very fast. I was told it's a BODY CONTROL MODULE. Does this sound correct? Where is it located and how much do they gennerally cost? Any input would be appreciated. Thanks

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  • ad15x Sep 23, 2008

    I went to the Pontiac dealer and they said that it does NOT sound like the BCM , but does sound like the IGNITION SWITCH any thoughts on this will be appreciated. Thanks!

  • ad15x Sep 24, 2008

    My bulbs are not burned out and the BCM is located just below the glove compartment.After pounding on the dash next to the key the problem went away , so I'll install an ignition switch.

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    Stephanie Tichenor Sep 20, 2013

    did u ever have trouble with stng your car?arti



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Turn signals blinkin fast sound like you have a blown bulb in them your body control computer should be located under the vehicle near the rear axle

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Put a new transmission in 2001 pontiac grand am an it is doing the samething as my old one won t shift when applying gas an over heating going down the road now it boggs down an stalls when in gear an won t start again

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