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Where is the ignition module located?
The ignition module may be located inside the distributor, on the distributor housing, or mounted to the side of the engine compartment. When a module goes bad, it normally fails totally and the engine won’t run at all.
What are the symptoms of a bad ignition control module?
Signs of a Bad Ignition Module
- Acceleration Issues. The vehicle may shake, vibrate or jerk when the gas pedal is pressed. There may be hesitation or lack of power during increases in speed.
- Temperature Problems. A faulty ignition module can cause a vehicle to overheat.
- No Power. The engine may turn over without starting.
Is ignition module same as ignition coil?
An ignition coil is the coil in a vehicle’s ignition system used to convert sufficient voltage to spark the spark plugs. The ignition control module helps manage the electrical current used by the ignition coil.
How do you check an ignition module?
Connect the ground lead from the 12-volt test light to the negative terminal on the ignition coil. Have your partner crank the engine over several times. Your test light should flicker on and off. If so, your module is working properly and no further testing is necessary.
What is the size of the wiring diagram for a 2004 F150?
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Are the ignition control modules of the same engine interchangeable?
These ignition control modules are not interchangeable. If you need the tests for the Ford fender mounted ignition control module (ICM), go here: Ford Fender Mounted Ignition Control Module (ICM) Tests. To test Ford Coil-On-Plug Ignition Coils (4.6L and 5.4L V8 engines), go here: Ford Coil-On-Plug (COP) Ignition Coil Tests.
How do you test an ignition control module?
There are several ways to test this ignition control module. An oscilloscope is the best way to check all of the input and output signals but it’s not the only way.
What is a profile ignition pickup sensor signal?
The Profile Ignition Pickup sensor signal (more commonly called the PIP signal) is critical for the ignition control module to start sparking the ignition coil at START UP and at all engine speeds.