C0290 - EBCM Failed To Receive Serial Data From PCM

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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Possible causes

  • Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) Calibration
  • Faulty Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM)
  • Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) harness is open or shorted
  • Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) circuit poor electrical connection

Possible symptoms

  • Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light ON
  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

C0290 Description

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) sends a state of health message to the Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) within 5.5 seconds after the modules are powered up. This message is sent via serial data communications. The EBCM fails to receive serial data from the PCM.
OBDII Code C0290 - EBCM Failed To Receive Serial Data From PCM - AutoCodes.com

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