ENGINE ADJUSTMENTS - 7.5L -1996 Ford Pickup F250
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Depending on model, Pickup uses EEC-IV or EEC-V system. EEC-IV PCM
has 60-pin connector. EEC-V PCM has 104-pin connector. See the
ENGINE/VIN ID article for correct application.
With Federal Emissions (EEC-IV)
Set transmission in Park or Neutral. Turn A/C and heater off. Connect inductive timing light to engine. With engine off, unplug in-line SPOUT connector (Yellow/Light Green wire near
distributor), or remove shorting bar from the double-wire SPOUT connector. Start and warm engine to normal operating temperature. DO NOT start engine with remote starter switch; use
only ignition key.
With engine at idle speed, check/adjust initial timing to 10 degrees BTDC. Turn engine off. Reconnect the single-wire in-line SPOUT connector or reinstall shorting bar on double-wire
SPOUT connector. Start engine. Verify timing advances beyond initial setting. Remove test equipment and reconnect all components.
All Other Models (EEC-V)
Ignition timing on models equipped with EEC-V is not adjustable.
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