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06-18-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Bluegrass

Well your either going to listen or enjoy the...

Well your either going to listen or enjoy the misfires.
YOU HAVE AN IGNITION FAULT.
The fact that OD is where it shows up is the give-away.
In OD, at light throttle, EGR is opened.
When this...
06-18-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Bluegrass

Your description of drivability in OD suggests a...

Your description of drivability in OD suggests a coil fault.
If bucking occurs on throttle addition, the codes may be false. There is a reason for this. It gets complicated to explain.
Get the...
06-14-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By Bluegrass

Your code 9356 is ignition run circuit open. ...

Your code 9356 is ignition run circuit open.
Good reason the engine won't start.
Good luck.
06-14-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By Bluegrass

As stated above, you now have to have a dealer...

As stated above, you now have to have a dealer program the system and two keys.
The PATS, KEYS, Dash and PCM all have to end up communicating with each other.
Until that happens the PCM disables...
06-07-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By Bluegrass

15ba is a hexadecimal number = decimal 5562. ...

15ba is a hexadecimal number = decimal 5562.
That number is outside the max limit of 3600.
If the shop cleaned the battery terminal first then tried to look at test 53, the data would have been...
06-05-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Bluegrass

The fuel pump is 'activated' by a slave relay....

The fuel pump is 'activated' by a slave relay. through a crash sensor.
The slave relay is operated by the PCM.
.
The slave relay has separate fused power to supply the pump.
The circuit goes...
05-23-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By Bluegrass

Your truck should be like new at 86k. Mine just...

Your truck should be like new at 86k.
Mine just tuned over 300k and expect it to go another 50k before forced retirement.
Engine runs like new.
The secret is oil and filter change every 5 to7k...
05-23-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Bluegrass

The coil may be new but likely is now faulty. ...

The coil may be new but likely is now faulty.
The way you described how it began to misfire is the give-away..
05-12-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By Bluegrass

Very closely inspect the 'yoke' the radiator is...

Very closely inspect the 'yoke' the radiator is bolted to.
It may be cracked/broken/rusted allowing the radiator excess vibration.
05-11-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By Bluegrass

Recheck the plug wire fire order.

Recheck the plug wire fire order.
04-28-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 908
Posted By Bluegrass

Code 1185 is power relay...circuit...failure. ...

Code 1185 is power relay...circuit...failure.
Code 1230 rear center sensor...circuit...failure.
Code 1233 is Left front signal missing.
Code 1234 is Right front signal missing.
.
Suggest a...
03-24-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,151
Posted By Bluegrass

Look at the 4 low light closely. It should be...

Look at the 4 low light closely.
It should be replaceable.
If the CEL, low oil pressure, and low fuel comes on, the processor that drives these lamps should be good as it drives the 4L lamp as...
03-24-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,151
Posted By Bluegrass

The case motor has a circuit board and contacts...

The case motor has a circuit board and contacts that signal the GEM.
The Gem then turns the light on 'after' it gets the signal, indirectly.
Either the light is out or a connection on the dash...
03-22-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,972
Posted By Bluegrass

If you have ever put the transmission in 4L, you...

If you have ever put the transmission in 4L, you should know how it feels.
The gear ratio becomes very low. Can't miss this, and steering becomes hard making a turn.
.
Are you saying just the...
03-17-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By Bluegrass

Voltage going up is normal. The Alternator is...

Voltage going up is normal.
The Alternator is suppling the system according to load, not the battery.
The regulator detects the load and raises the Alternator output to compensate.
You don't...
03-17-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By Bluegrass

You need to begin all over due to info over-load....

You need to begin all over due to info over-load.
First, a one hour discharge to a no crank condition is a pretty BIG discharge current wise from a fully charged battery. If the battery was not...
03-10-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By Bluegrass

If this is relegated to Farm use, there are...

If this is relegated to Farm use, there are several things your over concerned with.
A. Back pressure is never a desirable attribute in any exhaust system, hot rod or otherwise Get rid of that myth...
03-09-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,800
Posted By Bluegrass

Pretty indicative of an intermittent connection. ...

Pretty indicative of an intermittent connection.
Ground or power.

Observe is any of these functions are missing with key in ACESS position.
Some of the power feeds are through the ignition...
03-08-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,800
Posted By Bluegrass

Could be a faulty Gem, even though there is no...

Could be a faulty Gem, even though there is no outside signs.
If all those functions are OD, the Gem is unable to function.
Use a voltmeter to be sure there is power to the module.
Good luck.
03-08-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,800
Posted By Bluegrass

All the functions you mention involve the GEM...

All the functions you mention involve the GEM module.
Could be a rusted common ground.
You just have to chase it to conclusion.
Good luck.
03-07-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Bluegrass

There ya go, it would not get any better if left...

There ya go, it would not get any better if left go, as you found out.
Either drill out for the next size (grade 8 bolt) fine thread, tap the holes and /or mig weld the joint or both..
If welding...
03-07-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Bluegrass

If steering play was noticed some time ago and...

If steering play was noticed some time ago and left un attended to, this is the result.
Back the bolts out and inspect the threads.
Inspect the threads in the coupler.
If both are good, use some...
03-07-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Bluegrass

The steering wheel is on a splined shaft. Not...

The steering wheel is on a splined shaft. Not likely ever a problem.
The shaft goes down through the column into the engine bay. It connects to s flexible joint. The Joint is keyed and lock bolted...
03-07-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By Bluegrass

From your description, your shop has no idea what...

From your description, your shop has no idea what they are doing, but guessing and costing you money.
The codes are for two different issues at the same time.
Code 171 is bank 1 fuel table shifted...
03-03-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Bluegrass

Someone is not reporting accurately and...

Someone is not reporting accurately and misleading the thread.
I answerd based on what was reported.
A heavy spark cannot occur at the alternator terminal just by removing and re-touching the...
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