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Truck won't start after batteries died

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

Yes. put two new batteries in yesterday the check engine light is flashing continuously. Fuel pump is making a fast clicking noise

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

2006 2500 5.9 cummins 4x4

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 2500 yourself? What have you tried so far?

I cleaned posts, new batterys, tried to clear codes with my edge cts programmer but it won't connect to ecm "ignition undetectable" I've left battery cables off all day to reset computer, I've tried to manually get codes off with the 3x ignition switch but it won't work. it doesn't show my gears only displays mileage and temp. Its really weird

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The check engine light flashes constantly while the fuel pump and something under the hood pulses contantly. it will crank over but won't start

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Dodge Mechanic: sprinkles08, Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep master tech replied 4 months ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer! I apologize for the extended wait time you experienced, I've only just come online now and would like to assist you with your question.

Your ECM is down for whatever reason, it will require some electrical testing to determine exactly what is wrong. The problem could be an internal failure in the PCM, a loss of power or ground due to a wiring issue or internal failure in the TIPM, it could be a short to power on a sensor ground circuit, or a short to ground on a sensor reference voltage circuit. What you're describing is usually an internal module failure.
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
That’s great, but how do i fix it?
Dodge Mechanic: sprinkles08, Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep master tech replied 4 months ago

Electrical testing needs to be performed to determine what is wrong and how the problem will be repaired. If the ECM does need to be replaced then you wouldn't be able to do it on your own anyway because programming will be required.

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