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How do I determine the correct computer for my 3.8L windstar the Vin is 2fmza5147wbd72215? I am told there are many and I must get the right one.

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IF you can't get to a dealer and have a friend with the same model try and fit your computer to his car if runs Ok you will know the trouble is the wiring or a censer and the computer is ok .DON'T fit his unit to your car as it may have a fault and cause damage .

Posted on May 05, 2014


PCM (computers) don't fail too often

You need to have the vehicle proper diagnosed
& repaired

You didn't say what the issues were.

Any new PCM will have to be reprogrammed,
most likely at a dealer, as not too many shops
will pay for the access to the MFG Site

Forget anything you were told & just have it diagnosed first

Posted on May 23, 2011


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