What does failure to link mean on a digonistic test

Asked by Nov 26, 2016 at 09:10 PM about the 1997 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my 97 360 wont start. I did a diagnostic test and it said failure to link. What does that me?

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Means the car's computer (PCM) isn't communicating with the scan tool. Most likely a computer failure. HTH. -Jim

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Could also be that the diagnostic port's fuse is blown. Many times this fuse is on the cigarette lighter circuit.

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