IVS switch "idle validation switch" - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 11 Old 09-17-2009, 07:13 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 2,899
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Thanks: 7
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
IVS switch "idle validation switch"

Can someone tell me what this does, briefly what its supposed to do?
Its 2 wires near the acclerater pedal switch
thx
melmount is offline  
post #2 of 11 Old 09-18-2009, 04:39 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 2,899
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Thanks: 7
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
bump.......
melmount is offline  
post #3 of 11 Old 09-18-2009, 05:29 AM
FJuanfiddy mod


 
Dave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Trempealeau, WI
Posts: 31,818
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6 Post(s)
Thanks: 132
Thanked 181 Times in 161 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via Yahoo to Dave
I didnt think the 99-03's had one of those. I thought that was an IDI only thing

Email: Dave@powerstroke.org
2011 F150 Ecoboost Crew cab lariat. Custom tunes from KEM and 5Star, and Unleashed
2012 F150 Crew Cab Ecoboost stock for now-Totaled March 12 2015
2006 F250 ECSB Lariat 4x4

Leveling kit, 315/70/17 Kelly TSRs on Method race wheels
ARP studs and OEM gaskets done by Renegade Diesel
ECM and Atlas 40 FICM tuned by Bill at PHP SCT tunes by Truck Source Diesel. Gearhead, Innovative, Wildman and Tyrant diesel
Flowmaster/MBRP Hybrid Exhaust
Edge Insight CTS
Coolant filter
Bulletproof diesel FICM EGR Delete, Oil Cooler and Water Pump, and Light bar.
Dually LED lights from Stealth Automotive/Xpedition Outfitters
No Limit Fab 6.0 Cold Air Intake
http://www.bulletproofdiesel.com/default.asp
http://nolimitfabrication.com/
Dave is offline  
post #4 of 11 Old 09-18-2009, 06:12 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 2,899
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Thanks: 7
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
not sure. i have 2 wires down there that look like it. ????
melmount is offline  
post #5 of 11 Old 09-18-2009, 06:24 AM
FJuanfiddy mod


 
Dave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Trempealeau, WI
Posts: 31,818
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6 Post(s)
Thanks: 132
Thanked 181 Times in 161 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via Yahoo to Dave
Are they coming from the throttle pedal. If so its the TPS

Email: Dave@powerstroke.org
2011 F150 Ecoboost Crew cab lariat. Custom tunes from KEM and 5Star, and Unleashed
2012 F150 Crew Cab Ecoboost stock for now-Totaled March 12 2015
2006 F250 ECSB Lariat 4x4

Leveling kit, 315/70/17 Kelly TSRs on Method race wheels
ARP studs and OEM gaskets done by Renegade Diesel
ECM and Atlas 40 FICM tuned by Bill at PHP SCT tunes by Truck Source Diesel. Gearhead, Innovative, Wildman and Tyrant diesel
Flowmaster/MBRP Hybrid Exhaust
Edge Insight CTS
Coolant filter
Bulletproof diesel FICM EGR Delete, Oil Cooler and Water Pump, and Light bar.
Dually LED lights from Stealth Automotive/Xpedition Outfitters
No Limit Fab 6.0 Cold Air Intake
http://www.bulletproofdiesel.com/default.asp
http://nolimitfabrication.com/
Dave is offline  
post #6 of 11 Old 09-18-2009, 06:28 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 2,899
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Thanks: 7
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
theres 3 wires for the tps. In front of it sort of are 2 wires?
melmount is offline  
post #7 of 11 Old 09-18-2009, 07:29 PM
Emergency Services

 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Beeville, TX
Posts: 1,489
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 1
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
that is an IVS. it tells the computer when the petal is starting to be pressed but before it starts the really tell what percentage its being pressed.

Eli Benson - EMT, Ambulance Mechanic
----------
'08 F350 Dually KR - Spartan'd
'07 F250 CC SB 4x4 XLT - SCT /w Innovative Tunes
4 '09 & '10 E350 6.0l ambulances
1 '08 Duramax 6.6 (LMM) van ambulance
elibenson is offline  
post #8 of 11 Old 09-18-2009, 08:35 PM
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Arizona
Posts: 137
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I read on another forum that the 99-01 has a IVS separate from the Accelerator position sensor, and in 2002 they combined both into one unit. I also heard that the sensors have a high failure rate and there is a big shortage of them right now.
bigb56 is offline  
post #9 of 11 Old 09-19-2009, 02:30 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 2,899
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Thanks: 7
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
high failure rate of the ivs or the aps?
melmount is offline  
post #10 of 11 Old 09-19-2009, 06:16 AM
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Arizona
Posts: 137
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by melmount View Post
high failure rate of the ivs or the aps?

The APS. The IVS is just a simple microswitch.
bigb56 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