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Wont start and stay running,used tester it said ecm bad,

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Wont start and stay running,used tester it said ecm bad, repalced with used one wont do nothing now, turns over sometimes

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

Check that, and tryed to jump does ecm need be grounded or reset

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Dodge?

2008 dodge advenger

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Avenger yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes, took to auto zone for there tester under dash, it listed ecm mis fire bade coils bad plugs low compresome put in used ecm now wont turn over

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Dodge Mechanic: Amedee, Dodge Technician replied 10 months ago

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Dodge Mechanic: Amedee, Dodge Technician replied 10 months ago

Have you checked for codes in the computer?

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Phone busey now. Can you call in 1 hr
Dodge Mechanic: Amedee, Dodge Technician replied 10 months ago

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