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Old 06-22-2010, 12:13 AM
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Exclamation code=p0601 what the heck does that mean?

I just got this 01 ram 1500, and the check engine light was on, my brother read a code of p0601 and thats all. This truck had a blown 140 amp gen. fuse along with a few others and a dead battery when I first got it.
Does anyone know if this can be erased, or repaired without having to buy a new pcm?
The truck starts and runs great but the inspection is almost up and I don't think they will pass it with the check engine light on.
Anyone out there with an easy answer?
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P0601 = PCM (Powertrain Control Module) internal error.
I would clear the code and see if it comes back. This error is popular with an internal communications error, and is not necessarily fatal. Can be caused by a poor battery, where the voltage drops too low at start up, causing all kinds of electronic PooPoo.
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