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Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 04-15-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: 2010 overdrive problems

You mean torque converter lockup?


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Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 04-06-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: 99 ranger 2wd front suspension

Itís not a damn Mazda design. People need to stop spreading that shit. Itís essentially the same engine in the 1970s Pintos.


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Forum: Electrical Tech 04-01-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: low voltage at power supply in the data link conector

Whatís the voltage at the fuse for it?


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Forum: Electrical Tech 03-31-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Power door installation

Iíve donít this to a 2000 model and itís a fun project. For a 98 you will have to swap the engine bay harness (from the 2 bulk head connector all the way around to the blower motor, including fuse...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-30-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: 2.5 stumbles on idle when cold

Wonít work on your 93 as it is OBD1 but it will work on your 2000 OBD2 truck. The adapter i use is BAFX products Bluetooth adapter (like $22 from Amazon).


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Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-27-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

Good to hear. Clear the codes and periodically check mode $06.


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Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-18-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

Just have to unplug vacuum line at valve on back top of intake manifold.

How the hell can ford tell you they do t have a scan tool to work on this truck? iDS (fords new system) has all the...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-17-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

If you leave it unplugged it will cause a vacuum leak when the egr vacuum solenoid is activated. To avoid this unplug the vacuum line And unplug the electrical connector to the egr vacuum solenoid....
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-17-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

The misfires and dying could be unrelated, just a thought.

Could be the IAC dashpot function. Computer should anticipate the RPMs dropping suddenly from the deceleration and ramp up IAC duty...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-16-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

You have to check all the outputs. Making sure your fuel pressure is good to rule out fuel pump driver. Have to also check primary ignition output from the PCM as well.

You need to find a good...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-16-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

Could take a long screwdriver or prybar and press against the injectors with your ear up against the handle (also use mechanics stethoscope). Should hear consistent clicking. Use the #1 injector for...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-14-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

Thats ok if you don't have a vacuum pump because you can use your engine as one. Disconnect the red plastic vacuum line that goes through the 1st and 2nd intake runner. Take your vacuum line of the...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-13-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

You got the PC version of Forscan? You can manually change the EGR solenoid signal and see if there is a change in vacuum being applied. I would assume 100% duty cycle gets you manifold vacuum and 0%...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-13-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

If you disconnected the vacuum line to the valve and it idle better, it sounds like vacuum was being applied to the valve. This shouldnít be happening at idle. Next time put your finger on the end of...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-13-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

Look at page 24 in the OBD-II theory:

"Conversion for Test ID $41: If value is > 32,767, the value is negative. Take value, subtract 65,536, and then
multiply result by 0.0078 to get inches of...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-13-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

Did the truck mess up at all at this time?

Btw I can get Mode $06 data to reset if you go into the error section and reset codes (even if there arenít any).

Iím still thinking something in the...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-12-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

Those are the ones


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Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-12-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

If your LTFT are jumping up that high then that is pointing to your issue. Cylinders 3 and 4 doing the misfire? That makes me think EGR as the EGR is on the back side of the intake close to runners 4...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-11-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

Static compression only tells you one side. At startup you may not have enough pressure to fully pump up the lash adjusters. Could be an issue with worn valve seats/receded and the compression loss...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-11-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

140 is kinda low for this engine if done properly. Compression checks should be done warm and with the throttle held wide open. If it wasnít done this way then I could see it being this low. I get...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-11-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

Thatís just a check valve in the tank thatís bad, shouldnít affect anything but the crank time.

Your vacuum gauge showing 14 at idle? Thatís low.


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Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-11-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

Closed loop is when it has warmed up. Open is when itís cold. Has IAC been looked at? 500 RPMs is about what the truck will run at when the IAC is unplugged and only running off the gap in the...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-11-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

Whatís short term and long term fuel trims for bank 1 when fuel status is in closed loop?


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Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-10-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By sheltonfilms
Why does Mode 6 Test 53 shows I have 10 cylinders on a 4 cylinder?

Mode $06 will show 10 cylinders for every car because they make v10s. Just look at the stuff that is pertinent for your truck. Ignore the ones that arenít.


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Forum: Electrical Tech 03-07-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By sheltonfilms
Re: Programming Keys Using FORScan. Help!

SO they were able to see the ID's of each key in the logs? May want to suggest that they program a warning into the system when it detects the same key id.
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