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On the frame below the air cleaner in the engine compartment
Open the hood, stand on driver side and look down

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It's best to disconnect the battery when replacing any type of component, if it gets a power surge from the battery and burns up the module, most likely it can't be taken back for return. Save yourself the headache and disconnect the battery.

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Where to find the traction control switch on a 2001 chevy cavalier


Doesn't have one ! The electronic brake control module turns it on an off when there is a problem ! Your light on ? DTC'S - diagnostic trouble codes stored .
Traction Off
The IPC illuminates the traction off indicator when the following occurs:
• The electronic brake control module (EBCM) inhibits the traction control system. The IPC receives a class 2 message from the EBCM requesting illumination. The traction control system is disabled when the following occurs:
- For Chevrolet only, the shift lever is in FIRST (1) or SECOND (2) gear. The EBCM receives a class 2 message from the powertrain control module (PCM) indicating the gear position.
- For Pontiac and Oldsmobile only, the body control module (BCM) detects that the traction control switch is pressed (signal circuit is low). The EBCM receives a class 2 message from the BCM indicating the switch status.
- The BCM detects that the park brake is engaged (signal circuit is low) and that the engine is on. The EBCM receives a class 2 message from the BCM indicating the park brake status.
- The PCM detects certain malfunctions and is unable to perform torque reduction requests from the EBCM. The EBCM receives a class 2 message from the PCM indicating that traction control cannot be performed.
• The EBCM detects a malfunction in the traction control system. The IPC receives class 2 messages from the EBCM requesting illumination of both the service vehicle soon and traction off indicators.
• The IPC performs the displays test at the start of each ignition cycle. The indicator illuminates for approximately 3 seconds.

May 19, 2017 | 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier

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2007 chevy trailblazer code co131 brakes capliars locking up


DTC C0131 Antilock Brake System (ABS)/Traction Control System (TCS) Pressure Circuit

The master cylinder pressure sensor is located within the brake pressure modulator valve (BPMV). The master cylinder pressure sensor signal, to the electronic brake control module (EBCM), increases as hydraulic pressure in the front brake circuit increases.

Conditions for Setting the DTC co131
Any of the following conditions may cause the DTC to set.
• The EBCM detects open master cylinder pressure sensor circuitry.
• The EBCM detects shorted master cylinder pressure sensor circuitry.
• The master cylinder pressure sensor self-test, which occurs at power-up, fails.
• The zero-pressure signal voltage is not within an acceptable range.
• The master cylinder pressure is not within an expected tolerance based on deceleration rate and other data available to the EBCM.

1
Did you perform the Diagnostic System Check - Vehicle?
YES - Go to Step 2
NO - Go to Diagnostic System Check - Vehicle
2
Inspect the vehicle for the following and ensure that there is no base brake failure:
• Dragging brakes
• Faulty parking brake switch
• Brake fluid leakage
• Air in hydraulic system
• Seized brake calipers
• Swollen, kinked or otherwise damaged brake hoses
Did you find and correct the condition?
YES - Go to Step 9
NO - Go to Step 3
3
Drive the vehicle in order to verify that the brakes do not self-apply during turning maneuvers.
Do the brakes self-apply during turning maneuvers?
YES - Go to Symptoms - Hydraulic Brakes
NO - Go to Step 4
4
Use the scan tool to clear the DTCs.
Turn OFF the ignition for 5 seconds.
Turn ON the ignition.
Operate the vehicle within the Conditions for Running the DTC as specified in the supporting text.
Does the DTC reset?
YES - Go to Step 5
NO - Go to Diagnostic Aids
5
Select the vehicle stability enhancement system (VSES) Data Display function on the scan tool.
Observe the Brake Switch Status parameter while pressing and releasing the brake pedal.
Does the Brake Switch Status change while pressing and releasing the brake?
YES - Go to Step 6
NO - Go to DTC C0161
6
Remove the electronic brake control module (EBCM) from the vehicle. Refer to Control Module References .
Inspect the master cylinder pressure sensor connector within the EBCM for damage or corrosion.
Is there connector damage or corrosion present?
YES - Go to Step 8
NO - Go to Step 7
7
Important: Following EBCM replacement, perform the set-up procedure for the EBCM. Use the scan tool to perform the Tire Size Calibration procedure.
Replace the EBCM. Refer to Control Module References .
YES - Did you complete the replacement?
NO - Go to Step 9
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8
Important: Following EBCM replacement, perform the set-up procedure for the EBCM. Use the scan tool to perform the Tire Size Calibration procedure.
Replace the EBCM and the brake pressure modulator valve (BPMV). Refer to Control Module References .
YES - Did you complete the replacements?
NO - Go to Step 9
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9
Use the scan tool Clear All Class 2 DTCs function to clear all of the DTCs from all modules.
Turn OFF the ignition for 5 seconds.
Turn ON the ignition.
Operate the vehicle within the Conditions for Running the DTC as specified in the supporting text.
Does the DTC reset?
YES - Go to Step 2
NO - System OK

Mar 13, 2017 | Cars & Trucks

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I have a 2003 bonniville sle i have a code U1040. Where is the EMCM AND PCM LOCATED


U1040
DTC U1001-U1254 IPC, PCM, SDM

Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM)
040

The control module ID number list below provides a method for determining which module is not communicating. A module with a class 2 serial data circuit malfunction or which loses power during the current ignition cycle will have a Loss of Communication DTC set by other modules that depend on information from that failed module. The modules that can communicate will set a DTC indicating the module that cannot communicate. When no message is detected from a learned identification number for 5 seconds, a DTC U1??? where ??? is equal to the 3-digit identification number is set.
Control Module
ID Number
Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
016
Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM)
040
Dash Integration Module (DIM)
064
HVAC Control Module or IPM
065
Rear Integration Module (RIM)
066
Inflatable Restraint Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM)
088
Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC)
096
Head Up Display (HUD)
098
Radio
128
Remote Playback Device - CD Changer
130
Digital Radio Receiver (DRR)
137
Vehicle Communication Interface Module (VCIM)
151
Driver Door Module (DDM)
160
Front Passenger Door Module (FPDM)
161
Left Rear Door Module (LRDM)
162
Right Rear Door Module (RRDM)
163
Memory seat Module (MSM)
166
Driver Door Switch Assembly (DDSA)
170
Remote Control Door Lock Receiver (RCDLR)
176
Theft Deterrent Control Module
192
The electronic brake control module is communicating , no need to bother the PCM . The code was set in pcm because it lost communication with EBCM , PCM not the problem .
Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM)
Left Front lower corner of the engine compartment, under the air cleaner housing .
Check power's an ground's . Will a scan tool talk to it ?

Oct 03, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

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Can you help with multiple electrical issues??


This vehicle is equipped with the BOSCH 5.3 antilock braking system.
The vehicle is equipped with the following braking systems:
• Antilock Brake System (ABS)
• Dynamic Rear Proportioning (DRP)
• Traction Control System (ETS) (w/NW7)
• Traction Control System (TCS) (w/NW9)
• Vehicle stability enhancement system (VSES) You need to have vehicle checked for DTC'S diagnostic trouble codes , do you know what they are ? The traction control , ABS an stability control are all a function of the electronic brake control system .It also seams the power steering is controlled by the Antilock brake system.The Magnasteer® is controlled through the ABS module and varies the torque by adjusting the current flow through the actuator.
Your best place to start would be to have ABS module scanned for DTC'S . Codes would point you in right diagnostic direction .
The following components are involved in the operation of the above systems:
• Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM), The EBCM controls the system functions and detects failures.
The EBCM contains the following components:
- System Relay, The system relay is energized when the ignition is ON and no ABS DTCs are present. It supplies battery positive voltage to the solenoid valves and pump motor.
- Vent Tube, The vent tube, located in the EBCM, is an opening to the internal cavity of the EBCM. It allows ventilation of the EBCM internals.
• Brake Pressure Modulator Valve (BPMV), The BPMV contains the hydraulic valves and pump motor that are controlled electrically by the EBCM. The BPMV uses a 4 circuit configuration with a diagonal split. The BPMV directs fluid from the reservoir of the master cylinder to the left front and right rear wheels and fluid from the other reservoir to the right front and left rear wheels. The diagonal circuits are hydraulically isolated so that a leak or malfunction in one circuit will allow continued braking ability on the other.

Mar 01, 2016 | 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix

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All brake lights and traction light Or on the dash and my brake lights will not work 2006 Cadillac CTS


The traction control system is part of ABS control module an if the light is on there is A DTC - diagnostic trouble code stored in the EBCM - electronic brake control module ! The brake pedal position sensor is an input to the EBCM , when you press the brake pedal the EBCM then energizes the BAS relay in the left rear fuse box turning on the brake lamps !
There could be a DTC like
DTC B3903
The electronic brake control module (EBCM) supplies voltage to the BAS relay coil side voltage supply circuit when the stop lamps are active. The coil side control circuit of the BASS relay is permanently grounded at G402.
DTC Descriptor
This diagnostic procedure supports the following DTC:
DTC B3903 Stop Lamp Relay Circuit
Or
DTC C0278
The brake pedal position sensor (BPP) is a potentiometer. The electronic brake control module (EBCM) supplies a 5-volt reference circuit and low reference circuit to the BPP sensor. The BPP sensor signal circuit is a direct input to the EBCM. The EBCM determines the BPP based on the voltage from the BPP sensor. The EBCM converts the BPP sensor feed back voltage to a digital signal and puts it on the class 2 communication bus.
DTC C0282 Brake Pedal Position Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
DTC C0283 Brake Pedal Position Sensor Circuit Low
DTC C0284 Brake Pedal Position Sensor Circuit High
DTC C0880 Device Voltage Reference Output 2 Circuit
You may want to take this to the dealer !

Jul 14, 2015 | Cadillac Cars & Trucks

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My 2003 impalas traction control wont shut off tried a new switch it has new hubs on it any ideas


Before replacing parts there is a specific way to start diagnostics an a professional grade scan tool is a must ! a code reader can not access the body control module , or the EBCM - electronic brake control module or instrument cluster ! All these modules communicate on the class 2 serial data bus.
Begin the system diagnosis with Diagnostic System Check - ABS . The Diagnostic System Check will provide the following information:
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The identification of the control modules which command the system


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The ability of the control modules to communicate through the serial data circuit


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The identification of any stored diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) and their status

The use of the Diagnostic System Check will identify the correct procedure for diagnosing the system and where the procedure is located.
The traction control switch is a input to the body control module, with a scan tool hooked up an looking at BCM data ,check for conformation the traction control switch is turning on an off !
SERVICE TRACTION SYSTEM The IPC illuminates the SERVICE TRACTION SYSTEM indicator in the message center when the electronic brake control module (EBCM) detects a malfunction in the traction control system. The IPC receives a class 2 message from the EBCM requesting illumination. The SERVICE TRACTION SYSTEM indicator illuminates for 60 seconds when the condition is present. The IPC sends a class 2 message to the radio in order to activate an audible warning.
TRAC OFF The IPC illuminates the TRAC OFF indicator when the following occurs:
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The electronic brake control module (EBCM) inhibits the traction control system due to a malfunction in the traction control system. The IPC receives a class 2 message from the EBCM requesting illumination.


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The body control module (BCM) detects that the traction control switch has been pressed (signal circuit is low). The BCM sends a class 2 message to the EBCM in order to disable traction control. The IPC receives a class 2 message from the EBCM requesting illumination. The BCM sends a class 2 message to the radio in order to activate an audible warning.

Feb 25, 2015 | 2003 Chevrolet Impala

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Cobalt 2009. Traction Control ligh ON Possibles solutions, Please


Traction Control System Indicator
TRAC OFF The instrument panel cluster (IPC) illuminates the TRAC OFF indicator when the following occurs:
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The electronic brake control module (EBCM) inhibits the traction control system due to a malfunction in the traction control system. The IPC receives a serial data message from the EBCM requesting illumination.


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The body control module (BCM) detects that the traction control switch has been pressed (signal circuit is low). The BCM sends a serial data message to the EBCM in order to disable traction control. The IPC receives a serial data message from the BCM requesting illumination. The BCM sends a serial data message to the radio in order to activate an audible warning.
you need to have the ( EBCM ) electronic brake control module checked fro codes !

Jan 07, 2015 | 2009 Chevrolet Chevrolet Cobalt LT

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How to repair abs EBCM


EBCM relay is the actual fault code cause. EBCM stands for Electronic Brake Control Module. ECBM stands for Electronic Brake Control Module. It is the big part that the brake lines go into and back out of from the MasterCyl and to the Brakes. It is also the ABS motor all in one. The relay is under the hood at the Fuse/Relay center just inbetween the EBCM/ABS and AirIntake. Relays are big and square. The underside of the Fuse/Relay center cover has the ID and placement embossed into it of everything in the F/R center. Be sure to check the fuses first. The relay needs power to operate and the EBCM or ABS or Brake fuse will be the one for it. Good luck!

May 28, 2014 | 2000 Chevrolet Blazer

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Where is my abs/tcs module on my 05 devile


{: ) The ABS/TCS module (or the Electronic Brake Control Module- EBCM ) is located at the front left lower corner of the engine compartment, under the air cleaner housing. The EBCM is attached to the brake pressure modulator valve. See sample diagram:


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3. brake pressure modulator valve

Aug 28, 2011 | 2005 Cadillac Deville

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What does ebcm/ebtcm mean


An Electronic Brake Control Module, or EBCM, monitors the rotation speed of each wheel. The EBCM decreases the braking force to a wheel when it detects that the wheel is rotating more slowly than the other wheels. Additional details for GM vehicles in this link: absfixer.com/how_do_i_remove.

EBTCM is the Electronic Brake Traction Control Module device.

Good luck.

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