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Old 09-29-2007, 10:21 PM
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1996 F150 ECM replacement

Hello All,
I have been reading the posts about PO135 PO141 PO155 and have followed the same things other guys have described. Replaced the O2 sensors and still trouble codes. I have ordered an ECM from Advance Auto Parts. The only info they needed from the truck was the calibration code. Do I just install the new one? Are there any other steps to it?
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Old 09-30-2007, 08:41 AM
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Plug in and start up let ecm get to know motor . Good luck on new ecm . I don't
know if calibration code is different for the 96 Or just engine specific . You have the OBDII and it has extra wires ETC . Advanced screwed a friend of mine that way .

Go to www.fordinjection.com it will give what may be problems and how to test everything . May save cost of a ecm/pcu
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needless to say you should have the battery disconnected when working on the computer.
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Old 10-06-2007, 08:53 PM
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Well, Put the computer in two days ago. Truck runs better and check engine light is staying off. Must be something to it.
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I don't know if calibration code is different for the 96 Or just engine specific . Good luck
engine specific
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Old 10-07-2007, 09:05 AM
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My engine is the 5.0 I ordered the computer using the calibration code from the sticker in the door.
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Glad it work out . I use used parts ( I got em ) . Sorry I didn't help you .
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Old 10-07-2007, 10:33 AM
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No problem. I am just glad that pesky little light is out. I've been thinking of a rear disc brake conversion. My truck has 3/4 ton axles and 13inches of lift. Also I believe I have a bad front bearing in my transfer. It makes noise from that area when locked in and running.
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Location of the ECM on a 1996 Ford F150

Can anyone tell me the location of the ECM on a 1996 Ford F150 with a 302?
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Looking at the firewall, it is on the right side. Kind of lower and to the right of the were the steering come through the firewall
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1996 ECM location

Thanks for your help and quick response Helm
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Old 03-09-2010, 06:38 PM
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No problem, and please dont mind my seemingly terrible spelling.
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