Dodge Journey: Removal, Installation

REMOVAL

REMOVAL - NGC CONTROLLER

Electronic Control Modules
Fig. 39: Remove/Install PCM

NOTE: USE THE SCAN TOOL TO REPROGRAM THE NEW POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) WITH THE VEHICLES ORIGINAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN) AND THE VEHICLES ORIGINAL MILEAGE. IF THIS STEP IS NOT DONE, A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) MAY BE SET.

To avoid possible voltage spike damage to PCM, ignition key must be off, and the negative battery cable must be disconnected before unplugging the PCM connectors.

1. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.

2. Unlock and disconnect the 4 electrical connectors at the PCM.

Electronic Control Modules
Fig. 40: Mounting Screws/Electrical Connectors

3. Remove the 3 fasteners (1) holding the PCM to the bracket.

REMOVAL - GPEC CONTROLLER (2.4L)

Electronic Control Modules
Fig. 41: GPEC Controller

  1. - Connectors
  2. - PCM

NOTE: USE THE SCAN TOOL TO REPROGRAM THE NEW POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) WITH THE VEHICLES ORIGINAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN) AND THE VEHICLES ORIGINAL MILEAGE. IF THIS STEP IS NOT DONE, A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) MAY BE SET.

To avoid possible voltage spike damage to PCM, ignition key must be off, and the negative battery cable must be disconnected before unplugging the PCM connectors.

1. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.

2. Unlock and disconnect the 2 electrical connectors (1) at the PCM (2).

Electronic Control Modules
Fig. 42: GPEC Controller Mounting

  1. - Bracket
  2. - PCM
  3. - Bolts

3. Remove the 4 bolts (3) holding the PCM (2) to the bracket (1) and remove the PCM (2) from the vehicle.

INSTALLATION

INSTALLATION - NGC CONTROLLER

Electronic Control Modules
Fig. 43: Mounting Screws/Electrical Connectors

NOTE: USE THE SCAN TOOL TO REPROGRAM THE NEW POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) WITH THE VEHICLES ORIGINAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN) AND THE VEHICLES ORIGINAL MILEAGE. IF THIS STEP IS NOT DONE, A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) MAY BE SET.

1. Install PCM to bracket with 3 fasteners (1).

Electronic Control Modules
Fig. 44: Remove/Install PCM

2. Install and lock the 4 electrical connectors to the PCM.

3. Connect negative battery cable, tighten nut to 5 N.m (45 in. lbs.).

4. Use the scan tool to reprogram new PCM with vehicles original Identification Number (VIN) and original vehicle mileage.

INSTALLATION - GPEC CONTROLLER (2.4L)

Electronic Control Modules
Fig. 45: GPEC Controller Mounting

  1. - Bracket
  2. - PCM
  3. - Bolts

NOTE: USE THE SCAN TOOL TO REPROGRAM THE NEW POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) WITH THE VEHICLES ORIGINAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN) AND THE VEHICLES ORIGINAL MILEAGE. IF THIS STEP IS NOT DONE, A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) MAY BE SET.

1. Install PCM (2) to bracket (1) with 4 bolts (3).

Electronic Control Modules
Fig. 46: GPEC Controller

  1. - Connectors
  2. - PCM

2. Install and lock the 2 electrical connectors (1) to the PCM (2).

3. Connect negative battery cable, tighten nut to 5 N.m (45 in. lbs.).

4. Use the scan tool to reprogram new PCM with vehicles original Identification Number (VIN) and original vehicle mileage.

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