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how many PCMs have you gone through?

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I bought the truck not running because of "a bad pcm". I got an eBay one that worked fine though it didn't seem to plug in correctly. Can I reflash them or get them repaired? They aren't cheap!


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i have a hard time believe that the truck is eating PCMs i would clean the connection, and possibly pull the the wiring block apart and make sure there are no bare, broken, or chafed wires. Then find a known good PCM that will work and try it.

yes you can get the PCM reflashed but only if they are good.

around here PCMs bring ~$100-150 a piece for a working one, cali specific PCms bring more

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Looks like it may be the ground to the pcm. Cleaned it and it's running way better


I am going to change the fuel lines from the bowl. Any tips?


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hopefully you're good to go.

tips .... it's pretty straight forward. while the bowl is out you can clean it and the fpr screen.
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I have the dash taken apart because the PO had a bunch of things unplugged. I have only have fuel, rpm, and engine temp gauges Working. Everything looks plugged in.. is there anything i should look at while I have it apart?


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Got all the hoses in and then one of the return lines bursted! I am going to have them made. Looks like I need to remove the ac compressor to get the one of the lines unless there's a trick?

Should I get new lines for the hpop made too? Or can those be purchase somewhere? Unnecessary?


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i believe riff raff and diesel orings lalong with ford sell the hoses pre made, you can also get a local shop to make some. i have no replaced my HPO lines, but have replaced both fuel return lines. as for getting to the return line on the driver side remove the bracket 4 11/16 bolts it's easier and gives more access. one of the bolts is hard to find.

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I having issues getting the line on the passenger side. I can't get a wrench around the line or turn the fitting (I am afraid to break it) any tips?

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i believe riff raff and diesel orings lalong with ford sell the hoses pre made, you can also get a local shop to make some. i have no replaced my HPO lines, but have replaced both fuel return lines. as for getting to the return line on the driver side remove the bracket 4 11/16 bolts it's easier and gives more access. one of the bolts is hard to find.





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