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Body Control Module (BCM)

In automotive electronics, body control module or 'body computer' is a generic term for an electronic control unit responsible for monitoring and controlling various electronic accessories in a vehicle's body. Typically in a car the BCM controls the power windows, power mirrors, air conditioning, immobilizer system, central locking, etc. The BCM communicates with other on-board computers via the car's vehicle bus, and its main application is controlling load drivers – actuating relays that in turn perform actions in the vehicle such as locking the doors, flashing the turn signals (in older cars), or dimming the interior lighting.
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The Body Control Module (BCM) is a crucial component in modern vehicles, responsible for managing and controlling a wide range of electrical and electronic functions related to the vehicle's body and interior. By providing centralized control, coordination, and integration, the BCM enhances functionality, convenience, and safety. Its ability to manage lighting, interior comfort, security, and communication systems contributes to a seamless and enjoyable driving experience. As automotive technology advances, the importance of the BCM in vehicle operations is expected to continue growing.
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