What are those things

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2022 Classic Tradesman 3.6L V6: Trying to ID the two silver boxes on passenger side of fire wall. Someone said they thought one was the PCM (?) but what is the other one right beside it? Being "****", I'd like to label each of them for future reference. Thanks in advance for your guidance.
 

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2022 Classic Tradesman 3.6L V6: Trying to ID the two silver boxes on passenger side of fire wall. Someone said they thought one was the PCM (?) but what is the other one right beside it? Being "****", I'd like to label each of them for future reference. Thanks in advance for your guidance.
Picture would help us help you.
 

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I have no idea but guessing it has to do with the electric drive system I hear all v6 have now.
 
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2022 Classic Tradesman 3.6L V6: Trying to ID the silver box with two breakers (?) on passenger side of fire wall. Someone said they thought it's the PCM (?) but what are the two red handle thingys? Being "****", I'd like to label each of them for future reference. Thanks in advance for your guidance.
 

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ECU for your vehicle. The red clips lock in the 2 adapters that all the cabling/wires going to the ECU.

This Engine Computer also referred to as an Engine Control Module (ECM), Engine Control Unit (ECU) & Powertrain Control Module (PCM) is a guaranteed replacement for all 2020 Dodge Ram Truck 1500 PCM models with a 3.6L engine size.​


What is an ECU in an engine?



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An engine control unit (ECU), also commonly called an engine control module (ECM), is a type of electronic control unit that controls a series of actuators on an internal combustion engine to ensure optimal engine performance.
 
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2022 Classic Tradesman 3.6L V6: Trying to ID the silver box with two breakers (?) on passenger side of fire wall. Someone said they thought it's the PCM (?) but what are the two red handle thingys? Being "****", I'd like to label each of them for future reference. Thanks in advance for your guidance.
Those are not breakers, they are connectors for the wire harness. The red handles lock the connectors in place and you pull the red handles to release them.
 
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OK, but what is the silver thing
 

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That's your PCM.

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OK, but what is the silver thing
In laymans terms it's the trucks computor,otherwise known as the PCM ,powertrain control module.
 
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