theft light on dash

Asked by Dec 03, 2015 at 07:31 PM about the Ford Taurus

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

what is the ecm and how do you reflash it ?

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38,355

It's the engine control module and you will have to have the dealer re-flash it.

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Lots of information can be found on the web. https://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&client=ms-android- sprint-us&source=android- browser&q=how+to+reflash+a+cars+ECM

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Sounds like you're having a problem with the anti-theft module not the engine control module. Reflashing the engine control module will not help. HTH. -Jim

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