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Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 Yesterday, 01:33 PM
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Posted By Bluegrass 7
The PCM monitors the operating signals from each...

The PCM monitors the operating signals from each transmission solenoid for operating characteristics.
The code indicates the Torque converter clutch solenoid has an inductive fault.
The circuit is...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 12-18-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Likely the OD band or it's servo is worn after...

Likely the OD band or it's servo is worn after all the miles.
It's rebuild time.
Good luck.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 12-18-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Doesn't it feel nice to admit to your sin?;) ...

Doesn't it feel nice to admit to your sin?;)
Your forgiven my son.:D
Merry Christmas, good luck and enjoy.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 12-17-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By Bluegrass 7
There may be a relay there you hear due to a low...

There may be a relay there you hear due to a low voltage condition but it has nothing to do with starting.
When you crank the motor the ignition switch cuts control power through the Neutral safety...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 12-17-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By Bluegrass 7
The relay you hear is the starter solenoid on the...

The relay you hear is the starter solenoid on the firewall in the engine compartment.
You likely have a worn out starter brushes that are hanging up off the commutator.
Consider changing both,...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 12-15-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Assuming there was no trouble before, it appears...

Assuming there was no trouble before, it appears you have the three cylinders plugged up wrong at the coils.
The system is a waited spark type.
The cylinders are paired 1-5, 2-6, 3-4 to each...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 12-13-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By Bluegrass 7
My 4.6 is heading for 224,000 and runs the same...

My 4.6 is heading for 224,000 and runs the same as the day I got it.
No engine issues but the usual coils, plugs, DPFE, alternator, starter and battery replacements.
. You might investigate the 97...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 12-05-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Won't hurt for a day or so. You got time today,...

Won't hurt for a day or so.
You got time today, change the thermostat and put in new coolant.
Good luck.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 12-03-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 782
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Since the transmission is totally electric...

Since the transmission is totally electric control, it does not make any shift decisions. It's operation is totally from outside of it.
Shifting is all done through the PCM program.
The shift...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 12-01-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Maybe you should consider a nice 94 Lighting. ...

Maybe you should consider a nice 94 Lighting.
351 fuel injection, 411 rear as a start.
This motor is bigger than the 5.4 in displacement.
We have one that now sports a blower for nearly 400 hp...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 12-01-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Disconnect the noise caps first, then pull the...

Disconnect the noise caps first, then pull the plugin diode.
After that if no help, you have to run it down.
good luck.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 12-01-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Yepper. Been there before and know all about...

Yepper.
Been there before and know all about it.:D
Good luck.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 12-01-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By Bluegrass 7
If your Scanner has a Trap feature and set up...

If your Scanner has a Trap feature and set up before you drive, it should trap (freeze frame) the cylinder that misfires.
Good luck.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 12-01-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Bluegrass 7
See owner manual page 138. This fuse feeds the...

See owner manual page 138.
This fuse feeds the PCM, the Coils, the noise capacitors and a diode.
One of these branches has a short.
If the PCM can't get power, the fuel pump relay will not operate...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 11-30-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By Bluegrass 7
BOTH!......they are powered from the same linkage...

BOTH!......they are powered from the same linkage and motor.
They have to or they would run into each other at some point.
Is the speed able to be varied?
If yes is the different speeds also slow?...
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