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My check engine light is on and the code coming up is

Customer Question

My check engine light is on and the code coming up is computer is not grounded correctly
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: It stays on
JA: What is the model/year of your Dodge?
Customer: The year of the truck is a 2001, but a friend of mine replaced the engine from a 1999
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I hope to fix it myself. I found a ground connected to the computer running to the body and another ground running from the body to the back of the engine and rear of valve cover on the passenger side
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Not that I can think of
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Dan replied 3 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** you know the actual code number? Thanks.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No I don't remember what Auto Zone told me
Expert:  Dan replied 3 months ago.

Let's start by getting code number, you can reply back to this link same way you are now at any time. Let me know, thanks.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Ok thx
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I do have another question
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Is my truck supposed to have a ground wires on the computer to the body
Expert:  Dan replied 3 months ago.

No it is not. Let me know what codes are, thanks.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Hey where should these grounds that are at the firewall go? One is going to the back of the block on the passenger side. There are 2 more that are about 8 inches long
Expert:  Dan replied 3 months ago.

As long as grounds are connected to engine or frame then it should be fine.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Never mind I got everything fixed on it, but thanks for trying to help
Expert:  Dan replied 3 months ago.

Good to hear, let me know if you run into more questions. Thanks.