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Ford gem module location

Some one told me i could by pass the gem moudgel on my 2001 ford taurus to get my drivers side window working. all componenets in the window work. thanks

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I wouldn't try that sounds like you need a new switch could have bad contacts

Posted on Mar 23, 2014

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SOURCE: 97 ford taurus air bag module location

It"s in the steering column...

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SOURCE: 2001 Ford Taurus power window problem

its the window motor easy too replace, about 40,00 at the parts store

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SOURCE: 2000 ford taurus driver power window not working

should be a fuse in engine compartment drivers side black box and there will be fuses for each sep. window.chech the fuse-under box cover the fuses are labled.if fuse good may have bad switch-check <remove switch from panel after removing panel.check with key on for power at switch if power is good press switch chech power on motor by removing wire connector and test with light/meter at connector.if power good motor bad>hint motors are interchangable so you can use rear drivers motor for example before you buy anouther motor.i have 4 good ones if you need :-> gabndan2@msn.com

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i am almost sure it is in steering col area by firewall. but call any part store like auto zone and they can print it out and tell you if your ford dealer wont. but on the fords they usualy are all in the drivers steering area sometimes way up by fire wall

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SOURCE: fuse box number for cig lighter for ford 2001 taurus

You can get a .pdf version of the 2001 Ford Taurus Owner's Manual at: http://owner.ford.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=Owner/Page/OwnerGuidePage&year=2001&make=Ford&model=Taurus

It has instructions and guides for finding and replacing the fuses in a 2001 Ford Taurus. It starts on page 146-147.

Always use the specific Owner's Manual for the correct Model Year of a Ford or Mercury vehicle. I recently purchased a 2001 Ford Taurus, and had thought that I could use the Owner's Manual from a 1999 Mercury Sable from a friend. BUT, I figured out that each model year can be very different (before any serious damage happened.) Good luck.

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Could be your GEM module. Call your dealer and ask if your 2005 has GEM module. It's expensive so be sure it is problem first.

Dealer can test with NGS tool.

CAUTION: Once the new module is installed, it is necessary to download the module configuration information from the diagnostic tool equipment into the new module. For additional information, refer to Section 418-01 .

Principles of Operation
The generic electronic module (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 ignition GEM inputs.
The GEM controls a variety of systems:
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  • courtesy lamps
  • warning chimes
  • keyless entry
  • interior and exterior lamps
  • power windows
  • parking brake actuator warning chime
Inspection and Verification
  1. Verify the customer concern by operating the system.
  1. Visually inspect for obvious signs of mechanical and electrical damage.


Visual Inspection Chart Electrical
  • Central junction box (CJB) fuse 216 (15A)
  • Damaged wiring harness
  • Loose or corroded connector(s)
  • Circuitry
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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.
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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.
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