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Where is a gem module location for a 2003 ford focus. It has power locks.

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SOURCE: Gearshift locked, no power windows, interior lights, wipers

For starters, do you have brake lamps? The shift lockout is controlled by the brake switch. As far as the others, yes it could be the GEM (generic electronic module) some of these vehicles have water intrusion problems that leat into the fusebox and GEM which is located on the back of the fuse box. If you can look at the fuse box inside the vehicle and if you can see the back, look for corrosion which is a sign of water.

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try a salvage yard that has an expedition or an f150 pickup and take the parts off and install in yours disconnect the negative side of the battery and you shouldn't have to have it reprogrammed

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SOURCE: need to find out where the GEM module is located

behind the radio on the left side after you remove it

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SOURCE: What is the GEM module, how does it apply to the

before, you wamt to replace the module that you said. Can you try this simple thing ,check the power door lock relay. The lock relay block located behind the right side of the instrument . hope this can help.

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check fuse 63 first.

Visual Inspection Chart Mechanical Electrical
  • Binding latch mechanisms
  • Binding linkage
  • Misaligned door
  • Central junction box fuse 63 (20A)
  • Damaged wiring harness
  • Loose or corroded connection(s)
  • Circuit
  • Door lock switch
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It could also be your GEM (generic electronic module) which is expensive as it controls a lot of stuff. A scan tool can be used to cehck for fault codes from the GEM.

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I have a 2003 Ford Taurus it got wrecked on the driver side I had to replace the driver side door. When I replaced it the power windows on all the doors and dome light won't work now. Any help.

I think you may have lost communication with the GEM module. Only dealer can reestablish.
Generic Electronic Module (GEM) Removal and Installation
  1. s2h~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Prior to removal of the module, it is necessary to upload module configuration information to the appropriate diagnostic tool. This information needs to be downloaded into the new module once installed. For additional information, refer to Section 418-01 .
    s2h~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Electronic modules are sensitive to static electrical charges. If exposed to these charges, damage may result.
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Module Controlled Functions NOTE: Prior to removal of the generic electronic module (GEM), it is necessary to upload module configuration information to the diagnostic tool. This information needs to be downloaded into the new module once installed. For additional information, refer to Section 418-01 .
NOTE: Electronic modules are sensitive to electrical charges. If exposed to these charges, damages may result.
The generic electronic module (GEM) is the only multi-function module on this vehicle.
The GEM constantly monitors its subsystems for concerns. If a concern is found in one of the subsystems, the GEM will record the concern in the form of a diagnostic trouble code (DTC).
The ignition switch position is very important to the GEM functionality Erratic or unexpected GEM functions can often be traced to problems with these GEM inputs.
The GEM controls a variety of systems:
  • instrument cluster warning indication and chimes
  • interior courtesy lamp control
  • automatic headlamp control
  • daytime running lamps (DRL)
  • wiper and washer (front only)
  • heated rear window
  • one-touch down power window
  • delayed accessory
  • power door locks (including SMART, autolocking and luggage compartment lid release)
  • remote keyless entry
  • perimeter anti-theft

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OMG! My mom had the same problem. Hit the lights for gods sake!

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it's by the gas pedal.

The multifunction module consists of the generic electronic module (GEM).
The GEM controls the following features:
  • interval rear window wiper
  • battery saver
  • illuminated entry
  • headlamp control
  • interior lamp control
  • power door locks
  • remote keyless entry (RKE)
  • accessory delay
  • perimeter anti-theft system
  • door ajar output control
Generic Electronic Module (GEM) 2003 escape Removal and Installation
  1. NOTE: Prior to removal of the GEM, it is necessary to upload module configuration information to a diagnostic tool. This information needs to be downloaded into the new module once installed. For additional information, refer to Section 418-01 .
    Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section 414-01 .
  1. Remove the pin-type retainer and the lower shield.
  1. Position the RH and LH carpet aside from the center tunnel.
  2. Disconnect the GEM electrical connectors.
  1. Remove the GEM
    1. Pull back the insulation and remove the nuts.
    1. Remove the GEM.
  2. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
    • Configure the GEM. Refer to Section 418-01 .

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