6.0L Power Stroke Engine and DrivetrainDiscussion of the 6.0L Power Stroke diesel engine and drivetrain in the 2003-Up Super Duties and Excursions. No gas engine discussion allowed except on transmissions and drivetrain that pertain to all models. Please confine discussion of topics in this forum to those items that are specific to the 6.0L Power Stroke engine.
so I recently purchased a 04 6.0 litre. Im having trouble connecting a scan tool to the port. checked the fuse and it is good. ciggarete lighter does not work either. I was tracing the wires to the port and one of the wires(white and blue stripe) is cut off. Is that normal? Im not great with wiring so any help would be great.
I couldn't find anything with a white/blue wire, but I recently blew the fuse that powers the OBD-II and cigar lighter and replaced the wrong fuse. After a lot of tracing, I discovered my error and all was well.
Check the fuses above and below the one you think is the correct one. It's easy to miss count when you are standing on your head and trying to see what is in the fuse block. It does look like there is a blank between the top 2 fuses, but there is not. My owners manual shows it is fuse 2-12, #3 in the second column of fuses.
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Another thing with these little fuses is that they can look okay but be burnt at the ends, meaning the very top corners under the writing making it hard to tell. I use an OHM meter to verify good/bad.
What kind of scan tool are you trying to connect. The generic code reader from the A/P store will not really get you anything. I have an Innova 3140 and when my friend was thinking of purchasing a used PSD ('04 I think) he brought it over and I wasn't able to retrieve very much useful information. VERY LIMITED live data..I was trying to check EOT/ECT deltas.
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