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My 2006 pt cruiser pcm is in lock out mode my question is if

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my 2006 pt cruiser pcm is in lock out mode my question is if i remove the pcm and take to a shop will they be able to program it out of this
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 5 months ago.

depends on the equipment they have...most shops need the whole car...

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
that answer is just about as good as a broken ratchet
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 5 months ago.

well 99 percent of shops need the whole car....if the shop does ecm repair which is rare they may have a laptop and adapters..but that is super rare..hope that helps