Reconfiguring Speedometer??? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 11 Old 02-18-2013, 03:21 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
OBS Strokin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Bois D' Arc Mo
Posts: 126
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Reconfiguring Speedometer???

I have recently lifted my truck and put bigger tires on it. Is there a way or a product you can buy to configure tire size? I called ford and since my truck is a 96 is was the first year of the OBD II port they said they can see the parameters but cant change them... But if there is anyway to change them it will not be much and they cannot change them that much to the 35 inch tire size... I have also tried to use a professional flash reprogrammer and they were not able to do it either... Please if anyone knows of anything let me know!!! THanks

96 7.3 F350, 4x4, 5 speed, 6 inch skyjacker lift, 35 12.50 M/T Baja Atz, custom TW 6 pos, Banks Intercooler, BDP experimental fuel system, banks double shot water meth, Chromoly Push Rods, Swamps IDM Mod, 2nd Gen Wicked Wheel, Stage II AFE cold air intake, Down Piped 5 inch Diamond Eye exhaust, Gauges, ladder bars, upgrades drives lines yokes, on board air system, triple trumpet train horns, smoked head light and taillight housings, and 55watt HID kit!!
OBS Strokin is offline  
post #2 of 11 Old 02-18-2013, 04:34 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Denver
Posts: 49
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Reconfiguring Speedometer???

Look up under your glovebox, see if there is a single spade connector with a little tag that says PSOM on it...it'll just be clipped to a little tab and not plugged in to anything. If you have that, you should be able to Re-program using the select and reset button on your gauge cluster. I'll post the link to the how to on that.

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/12...calibrate.html


Sent from AutoGuide.com App

04 F350 6.0 LE Lariat CCLB DRW; Edge Insight CTS, SCT tuned, Blue Spring
jeepzj94 is offline  
post #3 of 11 Old 02-18-2013, 04:46 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
OBS Strokin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Bois D' Arc Mo
Posts: 126
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Awesome thanks!!! Is there any chance of messing anything up by doing this? I hate to fry something by doing the wrong thing..

96 7.3 F350, 4x4, 5 speed, 6 inch skyjacker lift, 35 12.50 M/T Baja Atz, custom TW 6 pos, Banks Intercooler, BDP experimental fuel system, banks double shot water meth, Chromoly Push Rods, Swamps IDM Mod, 2nd Gen Wicked Wheel, Stage II AFE cold air intake, Down Piped 5 inch Diamond Eye exhaust, Gauges, ladder bars, upgrades drives lines yokes, on board air system, triple trumpet train horns, smoked head light and taillight housings, and 55watt HID kit!!
OBS Strokin is offline  
post #4 of 11 Old 02-18-2013, 05:05 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Denver
Posts: 49
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Reconfiguring Speedometer???

Nah, nothing to fry by doing this. Only thing that can really be messed up is putting in the wrong calibration code and have your speedo still be off. But keep in mind, the speedo only allows recalibration I believe up to six times. After that it will not allow it anymore. So hopefully you don't mess up, and hopefully it hasn't been done many times if ever by previous owners.


Sent from AutoGuide.com App

04 F350 6.0 LE Lariat CCLB DRW; Edge Insight CTS, SCT tuned, Blue Spring
jeepzj94 is offline  
post #5 of 11 Old 02-18-2013, 05:17 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
OBS Strokin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Bois D' Arc Mo
Posts: 126
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
No worries my dad had the truck before me so I know that is not a problem lol...hey thanks for the info i appreciate it!!

96 7.3 F350, 4x4, 5 speed, 6 inch skyjacker lift, 35 12.50 M/T Baja Atz, custom TW 6 pos, Banks Intercooler, BDP experimental fuel system, banks double shot water meth, Chromoly Push Rods, Swamps IDM Mod, 2nd Gen Wicked Wheel, Stage II AFE cold air intake, Down Piped 5 inch Diamond Eye exhaust, Gauges, ladder bars, upgrades drives lines yokes, on board air system, triple trumpet train horns, smoked head light and taillight housings, and 55watt HID kit!!
OBS Strokin is offline  
post #6 of 11 Old 02-19-2013, 02:59 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
OBS Strokin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Bois D' Arc Mo
Posts: 126
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Hey is that measurement in feet or inches for the comp? I am guessing inches but just making sure?

96 7.3 F350, 4x4, 5 speed, 6 inch skyjacker lift, 35 12.50 M/T Baja Atz, custom TW 6 pos, Banks Intercooler, BDP experimental fuel system, banks double shot water meth, Chromoly Push Rods, Swamps IDM Mod, 2nd Gen Wicked Wheel, Stage II AFE cold air intake, Down Piped 5 inch Diamond Eye exhaust, Gauges, ladder bars, upgrades drives lines yokes, on board air system, triple trumpet train horns, smoked head light and taillight housings, and 55watt HID kit!!
OBS Strokin is offline  
post #7 of 11 Old 02-19-2013, 03:23 PM
,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
 
ZMANN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 15,996
Thanks: 679
Thanked 799 Times in 767 Posts
Mentioned: 82 Post(s)
Quoted: 858 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
did u read post #3 in the link ?

.
.
.
Please donate to DTR Ron's Memorial
https://www.gofundme.com/2464axqr
We Miss you Ronnie
RIP
ZMANN is offline  
post #8 of 11 Old 02-19-2013, 03:24 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Denver
Posts: 49
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Reconfiguring Speedometer???

Inches.


Sent from AutoGuide.com App

04 F350 6.0 LE Lariat CCLB DRW; Edge Insight CTS, SCT tuned, Blue Spring
jeepzj94 is offline  
post #9 of 11 Old 02-24-2013, 01:20 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
OBS Strokin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Bois D' Arc Mo
Posts: 126
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Hey i recalibrated my speedo and it made it kinda clitchy...it is not very smooth and kinda bounces...and it seems to be off on low speeds...have u or anyone had problems or know if that is a side effect?

96 7.3 F350, 4x4, 5 speed, 6 inch skyjacker lift, 35 12.50 M/T Baja Atz, custom TW 6 pos, Banks Intercooler, BDP experimental fuel system, banks double shot water meth, Chromoly Push Rods, Swamps IDM Mod, 2nd Gen Wicked Wheel, Stage II AFE cold air intake, Down Piped 5 inch Diamond Eye exhaust, Gauges, ladder bars, upgrades drives lines yokes, on board air system, triple trumpet train horns, smoked head light and taillight housings, and 55watt HID kit!!
OBS Strokin is offline  
post #10 of 11 Old 02-24-2013, 02:00 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Patrick Feeley's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Tehachapi, CA
Posts: 2,226
Thanks: 0
Thanked 86 Times in 84 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
It wouldn't be a side effect from reprogramming. You might have issues with the Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) on top of the rear differential or its wiring. Cheers!

1997 F250 SC 4x4, E4OD, 4.10 LS, Basically Stock, Relocated Block Heater Plug, External Trans Filter, Tru-Cool Max, I/C Mounted but not Plumbed

SOLD - 1994 F350 CC DRW 2WD PSD, 5 Speed, 4.10 LS, SBC Con-O, Baldwin Filter, Tymar HPX Hose, DPPI DP, Bilsteins, $12 AIC, Coolant Filter, Explorer Overhead Console, A-Pillar w/ISSPRO Black Ice, EV Boost, and EV Pyro, Modified Pedestal, Gutted EBPV.
Patrick Feeley is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome