You don't need a scanner for an eecIV car.
Just get a piece of wire about 6 inches long with a spade terminal on each end.
The funny shaped pcm connector looks has 2 terminals on top and 4 on the bottom.
Use the top right hole looking at it just like that. Connect that to the pigtail single wire lead that comes off the side of that connector.
Install the wire with the key off. get in the car,turn the key on and watch the check engine light to flash codes.
It will first give a engine ID pulse that should be a fast blink of 3. that just means you have a 6 cylinder engine. "1 pulse for 3cyl,2 pulse for 4cyl,3 pulse for 6cyl,4pulse for v8"
After that pulse it will flash the primary codes (these need fixed first"
then it will give a single seperator pulse and start flashing memory codes.
Putting th ekey in doesn't make much difference. You will have the wires connected before you turn the ignition to the run position. Do not try to start the engine with the terminals jumpered. I've done it and it doesn't hurt anything,but you will not get your codes and the fans,etc...will be cycling improperly.
Putting the key in doesn't make much difference. You will have the wires connected before you turn the ignition to the run position. Do not try to start the engine with the terminals jumpered. I've done it and it doesn't hurt anything,but you will not get your codes and the fans,etc...will be cycling improperly.
I had to return an ISP router to the cable company and the office is about 30 minutes away. As I am driving, the car starts acting like it is missing. I could really tell it was acting up when I had to go up hills.
I made it back, though the car was running really rough by the time I made it...
I noticed the sticky in the forum top but could not find the info provided there or via search. I spent the last 2 days tackling the valve covers before I start doing motor mounts and trans mount. Typical space problems and cursing provided on both sides for lack of clearance. Luckily...
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So, is it best to leave this alone and live with it or take it somewhere? From what I read, it would seem the air bag module is going bad.
I did not see where anyone mentioned in the threads what to actually do other than test the...
I own a 1993 Thunderbird LX 3.8L V6, It has been parked and non oped for a while due to a mystery vibration occurring.
My mech, Ken Loyd, after a long long brainstorm finally figured out the problem.
It was the oil pump and the intermediate oil pump shaft the one in between the distributor and...
My 1996 3.8l shakes when in idle in drive.
It doesn't shake when in park or driving just when I come to a stop and the RPMS are low.
What could this be ?
Car shakes so back when trying to park it sometimes dies
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