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Old 06-29-2018, 02:50 PM   #1
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Need an ECM for a cat 3126

I'm having a really hard time finding one anywhere near me

Any ideas? Anyone got one?
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Old 06-30-2018, 08:35 AM   #2
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Need an ECM for a cat 3126

Omg why are they so expensive??? Only ones I can find are $625 or so. Wishing you luck.
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Old 06-30-2018, 11:09 AM   #3
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I know I'm trying to find a junk yard that might have one but up here no one seems to keep old ones
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Might I ask how the old ECM affects your bus? Does it run at all or not?


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Old 06-30-2018, 07:28 PM   #5
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Might I ask how the old ECM affects your bus? Does it run at all or not?


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It's just a paperweight

Mechanic loaned me one that has a permanent check engine light, but I have to get it back to him by next week
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Old 07-02-2018, 03:48 PM   #6
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OK. This was not the best weather to go the junkyard but anyhow I was curious myself.


cat3126 210 HP connected to a MD3060





This truck GMC6500C was used in a crash test. The tranny engine looks good although I cut through the ecm wiring.


Let me know if you want to give it a try.


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Old 07-02-2018, 05:15 PM   #7
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I'd give it a go.

Some of this stuff is in limited supply.... wonder if the trans is a 6 speed enabled.... then Id get both ecu and tcu
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I took the TCM as well but it says it is a 5speed. I bought a TCM for an MD3060 that is a 6 speed in the hope that it would work for my Allison B300R. But I chickened out.



But i would think that the ECM should be OK. May be the issue is already resolved with his mechanic?


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Old 07-02-2018, 07:16 PM   #9
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I bought a local ecm off same model and year cat, it was in a 5 speed manual Freightliner box truck
The numbers don't match my old one but neither do the numbers on the one I just drove 1000 miles with. Maybe I'll get lucky

Worth a shot for 200$
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Old 07-02-2018, 07:18 PM   #10
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OK. This was not the best weather to go the junkyard but anyhow I was curious myself.


cat3126 210 HP connected to a MD3060





This truck GMC6500C was used in a crash test. The tranny engine looks good although I cut through the ecm wiring.


Let me know if you want to give it a try.


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I should know in the next couple days if this isn't gonna work.

Thank you alot for looking!
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