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Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 Today, 12:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,900
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Upon reviewing the blower circuit, the 40 amp...

Upon reviewing the blower circuit, the 40 amp fuse is powered at all times.
1.The selector switch in any on position operates a power relay to close power through to the blower motor.
Position 1...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 Today, 12:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By Bluegrass 7
I would check very closely the alternator...

I would check very closely the alternator 'plugup' for looseness, bent tab, and seating on the alternator.
Good luck.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 Yesterday, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By Bluegrass 7
At least you got a start by looking at the plug...

At least you got a start by looking at the plug tips.
Brown can be gas additives accumulation, or even a coolant leak.
Run the truck and check after some miles are racked up then worry about what...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 Yesterday, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Asking out of logic, how can you prevent it...

Asking out of logic, how can you prevent it before knowing what is causing it?
Are those cylinders burning oil from worn rings or sucking oil in around the intake valve stems?
The color and type of...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 Yesterday, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Bluegrass 7
I would not be trying to guess what's wrong over...

I would not be trying to guess what's wrong over doing some diagnostics and verifying.
If you feel the timing is late use a Scanner to look at the live data to see what's happening with timing..
If...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 Yesterday, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Running bad is a very broad description. What...

Running bad is a very broad description.
What does it do?
Vibrate, misfire, low on power?
Is there a CEL on, any code set etc.
Let's get something to work with.
Good luck.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 09-18-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Yes, one or two bits set in the program ID block...

Yes, one or two bits set in the program ID block word is all it takes.
Good luck.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 09-15-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Respectfully, you spent time and money on...

Respectfully, you spent time and money on everything that would not cause an intermittent no start especially if the motor runs good otherwise.
Have you thought about checking fuel pressure? with a...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 09-15-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Be a little more clear. Does the front drive...

Be a little more clear.
Does the front drive engage in Low range or does the dash light just come on without the front engaged?
Good luck.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 09-14-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By Bluegrass 7
This is difficult to get a handle on over the...

This is difficult to get a handle on over the internet.
Be patient and run with my attempt to help you.
It you are sure you hear pinging, with rough running and loss of power,
it suggest the EGR...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 09-13-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By Bluegrass 7
You need to listen a little bit! First your...

You need to listen a little bit!
First your trying to explain away what is and is not happening with the charging system and getting into confusion.
1. You either have a fuse or a fuse link rated...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 09-13-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,616
Posted By Bluegrass 7
As your first post, you should have started a new...

As your first post, you should have started a new thread.
This thread is spaced out over a number of years.
You have a V6 and is equipped differently than a V8 motor so be careful what you read...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 09-13-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By Bluegrass 7
I don't know if you will understand this but in...

I don't know if you will understand this but in order to be compatible with a computer system and PATS the dash had to be digitized.
It has it's own diagnostics called HEC.
If you would have known...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 09-12-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Well just replacing parts hoping to get lucky is...

Well just replacing parts hoping to get lucky is not the way to go about it.
Some one has to find the type of fault such as no spark, no fuel or even no power to the computer.
The best you offered...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 09-12-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By Bluegrass 7
I just knew you could do it.;) I don't blame...

I just knew you could do it.;)
I don't blame you for trying to use old time logic but the dash has a processor that samples the DC line on a non continuous basis and converts the 'analogue' level to...
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