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I have a 2003 s10 xtreme, vin H that had a under hood fire,

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I have a 2003 s10 xtreme , vin H that had a under hood fire, I also have a 2000 s10 xtreme can i use the motor and all the componants from the 2000 to fix my 2003?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you

it has the 2.2 engine?

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

what is the vin of the 2000?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the 2000 xtreme is a 2.2 vin 4 the 2003 is a 2.2 vin H both motors look ldenitical, the 2003 engine bay caught fire and i want to use everything from the 2000 to repair it
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

ok

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

yes,,they will work

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
both vehicles are xtremes
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

the 2.2 are the same

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
what will need interchanged? as all the salvage yards tell me they are differnt?
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

the 4 has an egr valve,,the h doesnt

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

you can use the wire harness from the 2000 and put it into the 03

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

with the 2000 engine and it will work

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok can i remove the egr for the the 2003 and still use the 2000 harness and computer, as i was saying i need to convert the entire engine bay
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
they are both 5 speeds
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

yes,,use the pcm,and the wire harness from the 2000

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok. do i need to delete the egr?
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

use everthing that the 2000 has,,the truck body wont know the difference

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

put everthing on the 03 as it is on the 00

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
bcm under the engine bay? are in the cab? will it also work properlly for emmision inspection and read the correct vin of the truck
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

no..t will read everything as a 2000 unless the computer is flashed

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

the bcm is under the dash

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok so if i leave the 2003 bcm it will read as the 2003 correct
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

no,,you would need to flash the pcm to do this

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
could you tell me what the average cost is for that?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
how about the security features?
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

the dealer may charge $100+/- depending

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

everything should work as it should

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i am going to be tackleing this job this upcoming week, can i rate your work then?
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

yes.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ty. will be in touch
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

you are very welcome