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just clarifying, but the pcm is my original pcm it is not new, it was just fixed,
could any of this explain why my obdII scanner does not read any codes and simply says "error1"
i wrote down all the part and label numbers before i sent the pcm out just to make sure they sent me back my original unit and it is. at the moment i cant get ahold of any locksmiths none loacal anyway, but when he does come, if he is able to connect to the wcm, what does he do?just clear the codes and try to reset it? and if he cant connect to it, do i have to send my pcm back to the place that supposably fixed it?
Well if he can connect to the wcm, then it will depend on what he sees. If it is a communication problem in the PCM, then yes you will need to send it back to the place that "fixed" it and explain to them what is going on. If the lock smith sees that the wcm needs to be told that the PCM was replaced, then he can program it right there. I am thinking that maybe the place that fixed it reset the PCM completely, and now the VIN # XXXXX PIN # XXXXX to be reprogrammed in the PCM, and the lock smith can do that.
Sorry I was not able to get back to you then, but I have been at a Chrysler training center all day and just now got home. If the lock smith's computer is not seeing the WCM, then the WCM has most likely failed and that is why it will not start. It looks like the WCM will need to be replaced and then your key(s) programmed to it. Maybe the lock smith can do that for you. If not, then you will need to go to the dealer.