Car Tuning Why Do A Kam Reset?

How do I reset my Ford 150 Kam?

On an F-150 you can just unplug the 3 connectors on the PCM and wait a few minutes to reset the KAM.

Turn on the lights or press the brake pedal if you want to hurry it up a bit.

By disconnecting the PCM instead of the battery you don’t lose radio presets, programmed door codes etc..

How do you reset a Kam Ford?

KAM can be reset by a diagnostic tool or by disconnecting the 12V battery ground cable for a minimum of 5 minutes. After the KAM has been reset, the vehicle may exhibit certain driveability concerns. It is necessary to drive the vehicle to allow the PCM to learn the values for optimum performance.

What is keep alive memory?

The PCM stores information in KAM (a memory integrated circuit chip) about vehicle operating conditions, and then uses this information to compensate for component variability. KAM remains powered when the vehicle key is off so that this information is not lost.

How do I reset my powertrain control module?

How Can I Reset the PCM on My Car?Open the hood of the vehicle.Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery. Use a wrench to loosen the lock nut, and pull the cable off. This cuts the power to the PCM. Wait for five minutes. Reconnect the negative battery cable to the battery and close the hood of the vehicle. The PCM is now reset.

How do you relearn a Ford throttle body?

Ford Idle Relearn ProcedureWith the vehicle at a complete stop, set the parking brake.Put the gearshift in P (Park), turn off all accessories and start the engine.Run the engine until it reaches normal operating temperature.Allow the engine to idle for at least one minute.Turn the A/C on and allow the engine to idle for at least one minute.More items…•

What does Engine code p0603 mean?

The P0603 code indicates that your Powertrain Control Module (PCM) has failed its own Keep Alive Memory (KAM) self-test. The PCM is a computer in your car that controls a variety of essential systems, such as the ignition, engine timing, fuel/air mixture, transmission, and anti-lock breaks.