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Where is the GEM module???

Discussion in 'General Explorations!!' started by chubbiecableguy, June 15, 2004.

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    1. chubbiecableguy

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      Can anybody help me locate the GEM module on a 97 explorer??
      And is there a way to test it??Thanks
      97 explorer xlt
       
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      I think it is dead center in the engine bay by the windshield wipers
       
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      ECM (i.e. the computer) is indeed located where crankcase described. The harness fits onto this and you'll see a large bundle of various colored wires going into the plug harness- covered by a black plastic cover with a center hexagonal bolt.

      Just remember to disconnect your battery before removing the harness.
       
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      The GEM is behind the radio to the left. I don't know of a way to test it.
       
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      On my 99. ot is toward the passenger side of center on the firewall.
       

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      OK- offset to the passenger side some; good diagram from Aldive.
       
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      Thats the ECM. He asked about the GEM. Like I said its behind the radio.
       
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      Sorry, I had the wrong module, the GEM is indeed behind the radio.
       

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      Yeah it's on the left side of the radio. I have 2 GEM modules that I don't need, so if you're interested PM me and see if the numbers match and I can cut you a deal.
       
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      Thanks guys Ill check it out.
       

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