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Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-02-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 110,802
Posted By theonlypheonix
still using ox-gard, sparingly no need to use any...

still using ox-gard, sparingly no need to use any more, after 6 years without any problems, electrical resistance is still immeasurable with my DVM at >100 Mohm. Anyone that is using heat sink...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 12-18-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 146,527
Posted By theonlypheonix
Newark, Digi Key or Mouser, Allied, ETC is where...

Newark, Digi Key or Mouser, Allied, ETC is where I get my electronic components for this repair. I prefer silver solder for this app with proper flux for higher strength and melting point. Common...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 12-06-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 126,899
Posted By theonlypheonix
Just one thing I might add as an easy check for...

Just one thing I might add as an easy check for future reference, have the truck parked in two wheel drive and turn the steering wheel all the way to the left or right side to get access to the left...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-06-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 313,222
Posted By theonlypheonix
Sounds like your dealer fixed the major problem...

Sounds like your dealer fixed the major problem by replacing the FICM so the the voltage is better then 48V but note that even raising the voltage will not be a fix for injection "striction" problems...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-27-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 313,222
Posted By theonlypheonix
Superfortress, Bullitt390 you both over...

Superfortress, Bullitt390 you both over complicate the matter. Since both the 48V power converter and the injection driver currents are actively regulated it boils down to simply Power(in) = desired...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 12-21-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,667
Posted By theonlypheonix
Living here in the Midwest we get winters with...

Living here in the Midwest we get winters with some wide temperature swings, it can be as cold as -30F or as warm as 55F. To account for these temperature swings and minimizing electric use I've...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 08-12-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,433
Posted By theonlypheonix
I've been using Ford Gold since day one on my...

I've been using Ford Gold since day one on my 2005 6.0L. First change was after four years and 91K mile and only drained/Flushed due to the fact that it was darkening and looked as though there was...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-15-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,547
Posted By theonlypheonix
Have you checked out the FICM repair link at this...

Have you checked out the FICM repair link at this point. There are many problems with this unit. Despite all the solder fixes mine failed at 143000 miles. Similar symptoms as yours but not as...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 02-11-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 146,527
Posted By theonlypheonix
jswartz84, Others have done this but personally I...

jswartz84, Others have done this but personally I would not recommend due to potential for fluid/water contamination of the circuit board should a leak occur. You might want to make sure it was...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 10-02-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,119
Posted By theonlypheonix
While the power converter board seems to be a...

While the power converter board seems to be a major contributor to FICM failures and is of very simple design, it is also simple to fully test under load with basic equipment to find early failures....
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 10-01-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,119
Posted By theonlypheonix
Since you bring it up, what does this really mean...

Since you bring it up, what does this really mean in terms of verifying specifically that the power converter is actually functioning properly over its expected temperature range (say -50F to +250F),...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 09-12-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 146,527
Posted By theonlypheonix
The board has a protective solder mask on the...

The board has a protective solder mask on the copper cladding but not on the component pads. From what you describe sounds like your board is contaminated if you can not easily solder to the...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 09-12-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 146,527
Posted By theonlypheonix
sounds like you're not using the proper soldering...

sounds like you're not using the proper soldering techniques!:-X19 Prefered would be a temp controled iron with a proper sized tip for what you're working on. Note that the board has many small holes...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 09-12-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,453
Posted By theonlypheonix
you can also pull the electric connector off the...

you can also pull the electric connector off the motor which controls the tranfer case and use a battery charger capable of 10 amps to drive the motor back to the 2 WD position. There are only two...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 09-11-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By theonlypheonix
Out of the blue I had a faint humming from the...

Out of the blue I had a faint humming from the HFCM when it was around -10 F outside one winter and the truck also would not run much above 55 MPH. I had intended to change the fuel filters during...
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