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Cardone Engine Control Computer - Chrysler/AMC

Part No. 79-3386 Warranty Details  

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A1 CARDONE Remanufactured Engine Control Modules (ECC) are engineered for quick installation and no comebacks. Each unit is engineered to meet or exceed OEM performance. All modules are 100% computerized tested and resolder of critical components, as well as 100% replacement of common ware components, ensuring superior electrical connections. Remanufactured in the U.S.A., you can rest assured that only the highest quality materials are used, never cheap substitutes.

Product Features:
  • All modules are 100% tested with automated computerized test equipment to ensure functionality and reliable
  • 100% resolder of critical components ensures superior electrical connections, no intermittent failures and longer product life
  • On-car vehicle validation routines ensure that modules meet all form, fit, durability and performance requirements
  • Guaranteed fit and function
  • Meets or exceeds O.E.M performance
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Connector / Terminal Configuration:Pin/Male; Pin/Male
Module Housing Material:Metal
Removable PROM:No
Terminal Quantity:25; 25

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  • Q:

    Does this part come programmed or do I have to take it to the dealer to get programmed? Looking to install it in my 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited with the 4.7L V8

    Thanks!
    Asked on 8/15/2013 by Steve from NH

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      The Cardone Engine Control Computer - Remanufactured (Part No. 79-3386) has to be programed before you install it, with the exact software calibration for your vehicle. You need to go to the dealer or an independent shop for programming. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

      Answered on 8/15/2013 by Steve from AAP
  • Q:

    Would the connectors on my GM vehicle plug straight into this replacement?
    Asked on 7/12/2013 by Killer Miller from Lenoir City, TN

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      For further assistance regarding the Cardone Engine Control Computer - Remanufactured (Part No. 79-3386), please provide the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle. For more information, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

      Answered on 7/14/2013 by Steve from AAP
  • Q:

    where is the engine control computer located
    Asked on 6/19/2013 by mark from jackson tn

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      For further assistance regarding the Cardone Engine Control Computer - Remanufactured (Part No. 79-3386), please provide the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle. For more information, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

      Answered on 6/19/2013 by Steve from AAP
  • Q:

    How do you replace a ECM on a 1996 S-10 Chevy Truck with 2.2 engine straight
    Asked on 5/29/2013 by David from Easley, S C

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      With reference to your inquiry on the Cardone Engine Control Computer - Remanufactured - part# 79-3386, the electronic control module on a 1996 Chevy S-10 is the computer responsible for all engine management duties. This includes the ignition, fuel injection and emission control. The computer is very sensitive to voltage spikes due to short circuits, poor grounds or sparking the battery terminals. Accidental reverse polarity can severely damage the unit. The ECM on a 1996 S-10 is located under the dash on the driver's side of the truck. Lift the hood and disconnect the negative battery terminal using a wrench. Move the terminal away from the battery to prevent it accidentally touching the battery terminal. Allow 20 minutes for the static electricity to dissipate before beginning. Remove the nuts on both sides of the computer bracket using a 10 mm socket. Pull the computer out of its support bracket. Pull all three electrical plugs out of the computer. Remove the computer. Remove the cover from the top rear of the computer using a socket. Do the same to the new computer. Release the two clips on the sides of the computer prom (memory chip) that is directly under the cover. Very carefully pull the prom up a small amount on one side and then lift it straight up out of the computer. Ground yourself against the vehicle to dissipate any static electricity that could potentially damage the computer. Install the prom into the new computer, making absolutely sure that it is inserted properly so the terminals are not bent in the process. Raise the side clips and snap them in place on the prom. Install the top cover. Push the three electrical plugs into the computer. Install the new computer and tighten the two nuts securing it to the bracket. Install the negative battery terminal on the battery and tighten with a wrench. For any further assistance, you may also call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

      Answered on 5/30/2013 by Vincent from AAP
  • Q:

    How do you replace the ECM on a 1996 S-10 Truck with a 2.2 engine straight drive
    Asked on 5/29/2013 by Dave from Easley, SC

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      With reference to your inquiry on the Cardone Engine Control Computer - Remanufactured - part# 79-3386, the electronic control module on a 1996 Chevy S-10 is the computer responsible for all engine management duties. This includes the ignition, fuel injection and emission control. The computer is very sensitive to voltage spikes due to short circuits, poor grounds or sparking the battery terminals. Accidental reverse polarity can severely damage the unit. The ECM on a 1996 S-10 is located under the dash on the driver's side of the truck. Lift the hood and disconnect the negative battery terminal using a wrench. Move the terminal away from the battery to prevent it accidentally touching the battery terminal. Allow 20 minutes for the static electricity to dissipate before beginning. Remove the nuts on both sides of the computer bracket using a 10 mm socket. Pull the computer out of its support bracket. Pull all three electrical plugs out of the computer. Remove the computer. Remove the cover from the top rear of the computer using a socket. Do the same to the new computer. Release the two clips on the sides of the computer prom (memory chip) that is directly under the cover. Very carefully pull the prom up a small amount on one side and then lift it straight up out of the computer. Ground yourself against the vehicle to dissipate any static electricity that could potentially damage the computer. Install the prom into the new computer, making absolutely sure that it is inserted properly so the terminals are not bent in the process. Raise the side clips and snap them in place on the prom. Install the top cover. Push the three electrical plugs into the computer. Install the new computer and tighten the two nuts securing it to the bracket. Install the negative battery terminal on the battery and tighten with a wrench. For any further assistance, you may also call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

      Answered on 5/30/2013 by Vincent from AAP
  • Q:

    Is this part for an automatic or standard transmission?
    Asked on 5/3/2013 by tanya from United States

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      For assisting you further on this Cardone Engine Control Computer - Remanufactured- part# 79-3386, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle. You may also call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

      Answered on 5/3/2013 by Vincent from AAP
  • Q:

    How would I change the ECC on a 2005 Ford Escape with a 3.0L 6 cylinder?
    Asked on 9/10/2012 by Carrie from Jacksonville, FL

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      For help with your installation project, I would recommend purchasing a repair manual specifically for your vehicle. This should be able to assist you on how to repair or replace specific parts.

      Answered on 9/11/2012 by Aaron from AAP
  • Q:

    Do computers need to be programed to truck/car
    Asked on 8/15/2012 by gonnutz

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      Yes, the replacement Engine Control Computer (ECC) has to be programed before you install it, with the exact software calibration for your vehicle. This requires a scan tool with programming capability and software to install. You need to go to the dealer or an indepenent shop with programming capability to have it configured.

      Answered on 8/16/2012 by Aaron from AAP
  • Q:

    I do need instructions and installation, also location for: 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited with 4.7L engine.
    Asked on 7/26/2012 by Hotrod from Woodstock, Ga.

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      The Engine control computer should be located on the right firewall directly behind the glove box inside the engine compartment. Instructions: 1. Open the hood. Loosen the 10-mm nut on the negative battery cable pinch clamp and pry the battery cable clamp free from the battery. Move the battery cable away from the post to avoid contact while working on the vehicle. 2. Siphon the coolant reservoir bottle empty with the vacuum-operated fluid evacuator. The coolant reservoir bottle attaches to the passenger side fender near the rear of the engine compartment. 3. Remove the hose from the bottom of the coolant reservoir bottle. Using a 10-mm socket, remove the bolts attaching the coolant reservoir bottle to the fender. Remove the coolant reservoir bottle. 4. Disconnect the 3 square plugs from the ECM. The ECM is located on the firewall, directly behind where the coolant reservoir bottle sat. Pinch the tabs to release and pull directly outwards on the connectors to disengage the harness. 5. Remove the three 8-mm bolts retaining the ECM to the firewall. Remove the ECM from the 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee. 6. Slide the replacement ECM into place. Install the three 8-mm bolts and tighten with a 1/4-inch ratchet. Plug in the three ECM harness plugs. 7. Slide the coolant reservoir bottle back into place. Install the 10-mm retaining bolts. Re-attach the coolant reservoir hose. Refill the coolant reservoir with the antifreeze that was siphoned out. 8. Reinstall the battery cable. Start your 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Close the hood. Drive the vehicle for several miles to allow the ECM to relearn adaptive engine and transmission control. For further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

      Answered on 7/26/2012 by Steve from AAP
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