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Ecm 2 location 1996 gmc 1500 sierra

I have a '96 GMC 1500 4.3 v6 it died the other day i have replaced the distributor as it was broken anyhow have power to main coil pack and ecm1 i cant find ecm 2 to check that any clue as to were it is was told to look under dash only thing i found a med. size control box with some wires running out of it close to the floor heat vents would that be it ???

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  • jimijames337 Jan 12, 2009

    well truck still isnt running have done replaced coil,distributor,cap, rotor, checked all wires even ran a continuty test on wires and still no spark after the coil but power all the way to coil. could it be the PCM ???

  • nehrkorn7837 Jan 25, 2009

    I have a 1996 gmc 1500 v6 that has on spark. I replaced the coil,moudle and the crank sensor. the roter does spin. still no spark.

  • jeffersongs May 18, 2009

    I'm having the same problem...No Spark!

    I left it idling for a minute one morning as I went back into house for something, came out = And it stalled.



    Replaced the Cap, Rotor (Because they were carboned up) and module as it didnt show anything on the OHM meter. Checked Coil wire and its good......still no spark!



    EDDIE

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    dwayne sagh Jan 22, 2009

    try a new module they go quite often.. it's under the rotor in the dist.

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