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?

2 Answers

65,025

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

44,695

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

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

#1 Dan Connell
Dan Connell
Reputation 5,980
#2 pudgybear
pudgybear
Reputation 5,790
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 5,250
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,258 Great Deals out of 209,448 listings starting at $1,499
Used Dodge Ram 2500
141 Great Deals out of 5,332 listings starting at $2,500
Used GMC Sierra 1500
801 Great Deals out of 67,044 listings starting at $1,499
Used Toyota Tacoma
519 Great Deals out of 39,893 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Dakota
113 Great Deals out of 3,883 listings starting at $1,199
Used Ford Mustang
396 Great Deals out of 47,365 listings starting at $1,999
Used Dodge Ram 3500
78 Great Deals out of 2,164 listings starting at $5,250
Used Jeep Wrangler
288 Great Deals out of 18,693 listings starting at $2,995

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
69 Great Deals out of 1,367 listings starting at $6,500
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
41 Great Deals out of 1,076 listings starting at $6,700
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
73 Great Deals out of 1,544 listings starting at $4,488
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
73 Great Deals out of 1,495 listings starting at $2,999
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
70 Great Deals out of 1,345 listings starting at $2,995