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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-22-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Truckin Bob
While you're in there.............you may as well...

While you're in there.............you may as well replace the other two capacitors as well.
They'll start to fail soon.

Here's a little read for you : A9x ECM's (and same years ECM's) Failures...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-28-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Truckin Bob
Just for grins .......... Take the dizzy cap...

Just for grins ..........

Take the dizzy cap off and make sure the rotor spins when you turn it over.

Bob
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-10-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Truckin Bob
Here's a possibility and the "fix" I did on my...

Here's a possibility and the "fix" I did on my truck.

I had installed a fiberglass shell on my truck that had a brake light and an interior dome light.

To get the shell dome light to operate, I...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-24-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Truckin Bob
You've been given some sage advise above. ...

You've been given some sage advise above.

Here's some reading for you.
Click this link: A9x ECM's (and same years ECM's) Failures Due to Age (http://sbftech.com/index.php/topic,15654.0.html)
...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-25-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 815
Posted By Truckin Bob
And since the E4OD is completely computer...

And since the E4OD is completely computer controlled, it may be a prudent thing to remove the computer and open up the case to see if there's any sign of burnt components or the infamous leaking...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-25-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,808
Posted By Truckin Bob
Yep, jdan nailed it.:-X22 Here's a link that...

Yep, jdan nailed it.:-X22

Here's a link that describes the leaking capacitor problem and symptoms :
Click here: A9x ECM's (and same years ECM's) Failures Due to Age...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-22-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By Truckin Bob
You had some excellent schooling from some...

You had some excellent schooling from some excellent, intelligent, knowledgeable people with your woes.

Dan and Ian are da' bomb and deserve the "pat on the back". Good job guys !!!

Glad you're...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-07-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 3,605
Posted By Truckin Bob
If I could put a bet on this problem, I'd bet on...

If I could put a bet on this problem, I'd bet on this. }>

Bob
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-13-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By Truckin Bob
Did you time it from the passenger side of the...

Did you time it from the passenger side of the engine AND use the timing guage on the on the gear cover ????

That could make a difference..........

And...... the 4.9's rely on the single block...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-07-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By Truckin Bob
Processor not initializing in the EEC. Take...

Processor not initializing in the EEC.

Take the advise previously given and remove and check the EEC.
You'll most likely see something like this........ Click this link:A9x ECM's (and same years...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-06-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By Truckin Bob
It's not out of the realm of possibilities, but,...

It's not out of the realm of possibilities, but, you could have a sticking "open" thermostat instead of an electrical problem....

Bob
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-04-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By Truckin Bob
That was the brand of alarm that was installed in...

That was the brand of alarm that was installed in my truck !!!!!

When I did my pinout I used a Haynes manual.
But........
Their wiring diagrams have been known to be incorrect at least I've been...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-04-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,619
Posted By Truckin Bob
Try re-timing the engine with the spout connector...

Try re-timing the engine with the spout connector removed.
The spout connector, when removed, disables the EEC from advancing and retarding your timing.
Once you adjust the "base timing"(spout...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-04-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By Truckin Bob
Here's a little something that "might" be of some...

Here's a little something that "might" be of some help.
Click here: http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/623525-460-with-a-turbo.html
Specifically post # 17 on page two.


Bob
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-04-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By Truckin Bob
I know that you've probably spent lots of $$$ and...

I know that you've probably spent lots of $$$ and time on your project so far.........but given that California Emissions testing has a "visual inspection" as well as tailpipe sniffing.......are you...
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