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Forum: Generations 8-9 Today, 01:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By Kaajot
Ya, thanks Smokey! But, I ran the codes...

Ya, thanks Smokey!

But, I ran the codes again and code 538 keeps coming up using the paperclip method now.

This is reminiscent of all the times it has not been able to detect cylinder numbers...
Forum: Generations 8-9 02-20-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By Kaajot
Thumbs up Eureka!

Welp, I used the paperclip method to get the codes and Codes 111 and 126 flashed. 126 was the map sensor....

I had just put in a BWD Map Sensor from Advance 2 years ago, thought it couldn't be...
Forum: Generations 8-9 02-13-2018, 01:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By Kaajot
Question 300-6 Power Fluctuation and Galloping rpms

Hi-

So, I have not cleaned the engine bay out to show how fantastic Red IX is now, but my heavily-modified F-150 received another $1200+ worth of parts and labor in the garage about 10 days ago.
...
Forum: Generations 8-9 02-02-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By Kaajot
Thumbs up Thanks Ryan, we'll do try that out! I drove it...

Thanks Ryan, we'll do try that out! I drove it about 20 miles yesterday since it came out of the shop, NO check engine light (should have seen it two or three times). And it's not burning 5-7 mpg,...
Forum: Generations 8-9 01-31-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By Kaajot
Hey dna- I've gone through three...

Hey dna-

I've gone through three transmissions, but I'm an E40D Automatic tranny, 2wd on my straight 6.

Fluids would be one thing, just double-check. I did a tranny swap and the guys that...
Forum: Generations 8-9 01-31-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By Kaajot
Question Straight 6 Exhaust Leak

Hi everyone-

I'll have pictures tomorrow -- mechanic finished up the last of the work on Red IX while I was working on schoolwork and my chicken farm with my father. ANYWAY, even though we redid...
Forum: Generations 8-9 01-27-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By Kaajot
Thumbs up It was doing that before I got it to seat, but...

It was doing that before I got it to seat, but the retaining clip was not inserted properly. Will know SOON --> in the middle of what's posted below!


The Situation (Not In Jail)

I'm...
Forum: Generations 8-9 11-30-2017, 04:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,343
Posted By Kaajot
Question Nice Necro. Did you figure it out? Since...

Nice Necro.

Did you figure it out? Since you know, we didn't get any info on what's going on with your brakes, other than a front pull.

If you know it's front, there's half your battle. Now...
Forum: Generations 8-9 11-30-2017, 04:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By Kaajot
Thumbs up Good point, Dusty! I'll just get aux power...

Good point, Dusty!

I'll just get aux power on (no engine) and listen up front to see if I hear a motor pushing or not. That does potentially eliminate dismantling lines to check for plugged...
Forum: Generations 8-9 11-16-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By Kaajot
I'm in northern NY and it's a norther MI truck --...

I'm in northern NY and it's a norther MI truck -- I'm the second owner. However, this started two+ months ago and it was 60+. The motor was disconnected below, so I thought the reservoir had a crack...
Forum: Generations 8-9 11-09-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By Kaajot
That sounds like a good possibility. I just...

That sounds like a good possibility. I just didn't want to have to pull that metal retaining clip back out again as it came out damaged last time, forcing a new motor pump purchase.

Any...
Forum: Generations 8-9 11-09-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By Kaajot
I don't think so. I'll check the reservoir again...

I don't think so. I'll check the reservoir again for debris. It was a brand new reservoir and when I initially replaced the wiper fluid motor and reservoir it was working like a champ for a few...
Forum: Generations 8-9 11-03-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By Kaajot
Question Windshield Wiper Fluid Pump Not Pushing Fluid Through Line After Replacement & Was Pushing for Several Weeks

1992 F150, 4.9L 300

I replaced the Wiper Fluid Pump and Reservoir, reattched assmbly, etc. The blades move according to speed selection, and they move when pressing to request cleaning fluid.
...
Forum: Generations 8-9 11-03-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,937
Posted By Kaajot
Thumbs up Thanks, Dusty! We're doing that this month. ...

Thanks, Dusty!

We're doing that this month. I've been repairing other systems -- tow kit assembly, after-market fog light wiring repair, and recently a windshield wiper repair that "worked" but...
Forum: Generations 8-9 07-11-2017, 01:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,937
Posted By Kaajot
Thanks, BlackSnapOn! I'll run this by my...

Thanks, BlackSnapOn! I'll run this by my mechanic!
Forum: Generations 8-9 07-03-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 434
Posted By Kaajot
Question Cannot Detect Cylinder #

Hi-

This is where I'm at with my 1992 4.9L Automatic F-150 EO4D tranny truck. :flag:

I wanted to start this out because we replaced the ECM/EEC-IV and got rid of the problems. A new catalytic...
Forum: Generations 8-9 07-03-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,937
Posted By Kaajot
Thanks blacksnapon! Yeah, we had a -40 when...

Thanks blacksnapon!

Yeah, we had a -40 when they pulled it and didn't reconnect it. Reconnected and it ran fine. PCM (ECM/EEC-IV?) (Primary Computer Module?) is working if that's all the same...
Forum: Generations 8-9 07-01-2017, 02:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,937
Posted By Kaajot
Thanks Sparky -- any help is appreciated about...

Thanks Sparky -- any help is appreciated about the Cylinder # detection problem.


ALSO:

Anyone know if the tube coming off the Cat converter to the EGR Tube is able to be purchased separate...
Forum: Generations 8-9 07-01-2017, 02:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,937
Posted By Kaajot
Arrow I don't think so. That would have required...

I don't think so. That would have required thinking very hard. When we pulled the engine 21ish days later because it was running like crap the flex plate was cracked in a perfect circle and the...
Forum: Generations 8-9 06-27-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,937
Posted By Kaajot
Edit: Error code came to me in a dream --...

Edit:

Error code came to me in a dream -- yeah, it bothers me that much.

The scanning tool on KOER goes through the "set-up" process ie get up to temp, turn off engine, leave off 10 seconds,...
Forum: Generations 8-9 06-26-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,937
Posted By Kaajot
Arrow The 6.0 Update Fix

Hi all-

We put the new ECM in -- it now runs just fine, although there is a check engine light still and we cannot get the KOER to run. It pauses after initial setup and says "Cannot detect...
Forum: Generations 8-9 06-22-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,937
Posted By Kaajot
Thumbs up ECM Pictures Here (EEC-IV model type AB on 4.9L automatic)

Thanks Sparky!

No worries, I remember 2 years ago having issues with the original engine and transmission swap and getting a lot of help from the older techs that were here almost daily.

So...
Forum: Generations 8-9 06-21-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,937
Posted By Kaajot
Dear Diary- I'm 99.99% sure my EEC-IV (ECM)...

Dear Diary-

I'm 99.99% sure my EEC-IV (ECM) is the demon. Please rid me of this temptation.

Much love.

-Kaajot

PS: If I do not reply again, you know the Devil hath me.
Forum: Generations 8-9 06-21-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,937
Posted By Kaajot
Post Also

It looks like the EEC-IV (ECM) may be a good check for 5v continuity issues if there is no reason to suspect any particular wiring?

I found a thread from another forum -- looks about right. ...
Forum: Generations 8-9 06-21-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,937
Posted By Kaajot
Thumbs down Update 5.0 -- More bad

Hi All-

So, the truck is still not running and sitting in the shop.

The mechanics finally put a good machine on to read performance issues. The coolant temp sensor read -40 degrees apparently...
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