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We distribute an extensive selection of CATERPILLAR FORKLIFT ECM parts for all makes and models. We ship directly from various warehouses located all over North America to provide the fastest shipping at the most affordable prices.

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 Caterpillar Forklift ECM

What Does an ECM Module Do in a Caterpillar Forklift?

The Caterpillar lift truck is a very versatile and powerful machine that is used in a variety of industries for a variety of purposes. One of the most important components of the lift truck is the engine control module, which is responsible for ensuring that the engine always works in optimal conditions. The Caterpillar ECM module is an electronic device that controls all the engine's related actuators. Basically, it makes sure that the fuel mixture that goes into the engine is always at the right ratio and that the timing of the spark plugs is always perfect. This ensures that the engine runs smoothly and efficiently and that it produces as little emissions as possible.

Engine Control Module of a Caterpillar Forklift - Also known as Caterpillar ECM module or Caterpillar ECU

Controlling air to fuel ratio & idle speed, ignition timing, valve control & variable valve timing are the main functions of a Caterpillar Forklift ECM (Engine Control Module). It constantly maintains the functions of the engine through sensors and their indications.

These following large numbers of tasks are carried out by Engine control module:

  • It restrains throttle and its position sensor to synthesize the desired amount of air and gasoline mixture.
  • Maintains coolant temperature sensor & when temperatures crosses the specific point, the driver gets cautioned by it.
  • Counsels the voltage regulator & the power delivery rate to the engine is maintained by it.
  • Maintains the fuel injector to allow fuel at the right quantity while entering.
  • Monitors the position sensors attached with camshaft and crankshaft.
  • Counsels mass air flow sensor and pressure sensor.
  • The pressure of the air on the engine and its effects are maintained by the pressure sensor.
  • To measure the quality of exhaust, the oxygen sensor established in the forklift engine is monitored by the ECM.
  • Spark plugs and ignition control are also monitored by it. 

Symptoms of a Faulty Caterpillar Forklift ECM Module

A malfunctioned ECM can affect the function of all the electronic sensors established in an engine. A Caterpillar ECM should be fully replaced instead of being modified.  

The Best Way to Get a New Caterpillar ECM Module

Are you thinking of replacing your Caterpillar ECM? Solid Lift parts Inc. can give you a solution. Contact your parts specialist & choose your one. We are always ready to get your shipment safely to you.

Caterpillar Forklift Engine Control Module Photos


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