What Is a Plug Control Module?

Answer A plug control module, or ignition control module, is a computer within the electrical system of an automobile. It receives data from a network of sensors and controls the firing of the spark plugs... Read More »

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How to Diagnose a 2002 7.3L Glow Plug Control Module?

The 2002 7.3-liter diesel is an 8-cylinder engine designed and manufactured by Ford Motor Company and is part of the Powerstroke line. The engine uses glow plugs to warm the cylinders to provide a ... Read More »

Where Is the Glow Plug Module on a Ford F-350 Powerstroke?

Model year 1999 and newer 7.3-liter Powerstroke Diesel Ford F-350 pick-up trucks that meet California emissions standards have a glow plug control module instead of the more common glow plug relay.... Read More »

How to Know if a Control Module Is Bad?

Control modules on most vehicles are built to last the life of the vehicle. However, these components can fail prematurely due to a number of factors, including excess heat, movement, shock or mec... Read More »

What Is a Control Module?

The 2011 car market is one dominated by models equipped with engine computers. One of the most critical components of these engine systems is the control module. Problems with the module can presen... Read More »