U0401 RAM - Invalid Data Received From ECM/PCM
U0401 RAM Possible Causes
- Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
- Powertrain Control Module (PCM) harness is open or shorted
- Powertrain Control Module (PCM) circuit poor electrical connection
- Faulty Transmission Control Module (TCM)
How is the U0401 RAM code repair?Start by checking the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.
What is the cost to diagnose the U0401 RAM code
Labor: 1.0The cost to diagnose the U0401 RAM code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
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- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
U0401 RAM MeaningThis diagnostic checks the validity of the two Control Area Network (CAN) messages sent by the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) containing information about the engine torque. The diagnostic checks the validity by performing a CRC and message counter check be sure the CAN messages are continuously updated by the PCM and they contain valid values.
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