Category: Electronics & Audio

An Overview of the Ford Truck Towing App

The Ford truck towing app is a software application available to F-series owners. These vehicles are equipped with an LCD screen that gives drivers information about fuel economy, vehicle performance, and travel information. The new app, introduced in March 2011, gives drivers even more help while towing. There are lots of new features to discover [...] More »

Superchips Introduces the VIVID

Gadgets like the iPad and Android-based mobile communications systems are all the rave. At the 2010 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Superchips became the first tuning company to utilize the two in an on-board tuning system.  The new Superchips VIVID uses an ARCHOS 4.3″ internet tablet equipped with the Android 2.2 operating system to make [...] More »

Tech Bulletin Released to Improve Ford Starter Knowledge

Powermaster Performance of West Chicago, Illinois has released an updated technical bulletin for increased knowledge on starter identification and selection for small block Ford engines. Previously the selection of a Ford small block starter was based on transmission and factory parts. Over the years, with the introduction of modified parts onto an engine, the identification [...] More »

Auto-Lamp System Retrofit for Truck Use

By Ford-Trucks Community Member: LCAM-01XA Ya’ll know how on many new cars and trucks when you shut the engine off and exit the vehicle the headlights and sometimes the interior lights stay on for some time to illuminate your way to the house, then automatically shut off? Well most of our trucks don’t have that, [...] More »

EEC-V Components And What They Do

The electronic engine controls consist of the:   -powertrain control module (PCM) (12A650). -throttle position sensor (TP sensor) (9B989). -idle air control valve (IAC valve) (9F715). -engine coolant temperature sensor (ECT sensor) (12A648). -camshaft position sensor (CMP sensor) (6B288) -4.2L vehicles - camshaft synchronizer. -4.6L, 5.4L vehicles – camshaft position sensor. -crankshaft position sensor (CKP sensor) [...] More »

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