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FICM Voltage, kind odd...

I helped someone check their FICM last last night. They asked me what my volts were and I said 48V. I got to thinking, the day I was actualy going to check mine a while ago, we actully checked a different truck. Got me to thinking and I realized, I never did check mine. Man, beer and shop dont mix!

Either way, now thinking about it, I went and checked my own truck (the last to get worked on after everyone eleses).

Here is what I found.... 57v and 57.2v with key on and starting. 58v on the money when running.

The truck was cold, air outside is about 50*

Thoughts?
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There will always be slight voltage fluctuations. That's normal.

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The only thing I can think of is you have a Swamps 58V FICM.

Did you buy the truck used? Previous owner may have installed it and not mentioned it at the time of sale.
With the Swamps FICM, those numbers are normal.
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Yea, so I baught the truck used a few years ago. If it was a 58v (done by swamps or a shop) would there be any markings? It still has the yellow international stick on it!

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Someone added an up graded FICM looks like. Did you buy this truck used? That could be your answer, if that was your question.
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Wait, could luck actualy be in my corner for once? My luck is usualy so bad, it could be raining Pu$$ys and would get hit with a di(k.

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LMAO! I thought you already had a 58V FICM.

Send it to me! It's grossly out of spec and will explode in a matter of minutes. I have a spare one I will send you.

Congrats on your good luck. Now go buy a lottery ticket!

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On mine, swamps engraved there name on the top plate and also gave it a number. Sounds like someone else did a DIY upgrade.

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On mine, swamps engraved there name on the top plate and also gave it a number. Sounds like someone else did a DIY upgrade.
I didnt check that close but I was more worried about the black clouds and lightning rolling in behind me this morning. I will check!

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LMAO! I thought you already had a 58V FICM.

Send it to me! It's grossly out of spec and will explode in a matter of minutes. I have a spare one I will send you.

Congrats on your good luck. Now go buy a lottery ticket!
Haha! Hey, I have some west coast work to do. PM me your number, I will call you when I am out your way this month

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