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I'm a washing machine mech,NOT Problem with the Ford Fairmont Cars & Trucks I'm a washing machine mech,NOT a car mech, but I've been asked to go over and remove an EB Ghia computer so it can be taken to ford dealership.Trouble is,I dont know where the bloody thing is located in the car.[ havn't seen the car yet ] It appears that they replaced the old tape player with a CD and now the engine will turn over but won't start and the remote for the central locking wont work[will lock/unlock with key] all other elect appear to be ok [short ?] Where is the comp located?Any other ideas? Prob know more when I see it.Brad

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Hi, the computer you are talking about is called the ECM (Engine Control Module), Please if you are not an auto tech., don't try it.
The ECM for engine control is located under the console area near the firewall of engine compartment inside the car.To find it you must remove the small plastic decorative caps and remove the Phillips head screws on both sides of center console area. This area is under the shifter and emergency brake. After removing screws from both sides, remove the trim panels on both sides to expose the areas under the console. Now look toward the front of the car in the center, under the stereo & A/C area of dash. The ECM is sitting upside-down with 3 plugs in it.

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