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how to reset computer serurity dodge dakota

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
2001 3.9 4x4 auto Dakota had fire damage replaced wiring harness from another 2001 dakota and computer form another , starts fine runs 2-3 seconds cuts off. the security light on dash stays. on i'm a better than average shade tree mechanic thanks for any help
Ok. You can't replace modules with used parts. This truck has the SKIM key system that uses a transponder chip in the key that communicates with a module in the steering column. The key, module, and the engine controller all have the vin number's key code id all stored in them. The id in the key, skim module, and the engine controller have to match for the truck to run. In this case the vin number is XXXXX you can't overwrite the key code with a scan tool. I'd take that controller back to whoever sold it to you and get your money back, its not good for anything more than a paperweight in any other truck but the one it came out of. You'll have to get a module from a dealer. After its installed in the truck the vin, mileage, and key code have to be programmed into it with the dealer's scan tool before the truck will start.
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