CPS Issues - Diesel Forum - TheDieselStop.com
Ford Diesel Forum / Powerstroke Forum
Ford Diesel Forum / Powerstroke Forum
Go Back   Diesel Forum - TheDieselStop.com > Ford Diesels > Power Strokes 1994-1997 General

Power Strokes 1994-1997 General Technical discussion of topics related to vehicles powered by the Power Stroke engine in 1994 through 1997 models.

TheDieselstop.com is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-14-2013, 07:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
Member
 
sumter_f-250's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 33
My Photos: (0)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
CPS Issues

Hey guys. Last week, my CPS finally went in my truck. I replaced it with a used one that my friend gave to me as a spare just incase (thankfully!). So it ran fine until today. I went to go get dinner and came back to the house with no problems. When I went to leave for the store, it didn't want to start up. So I checked the batteries and connections visible on top of the motor to make sure there were no loose connections. So, I figured it was the CPS again. I went to Autozone and replaced it with a grey replacement CPS. When I started it up once installed, it didn't seem to idle right. When I took it for a test drive, it seemed to sputter as if the CPS was going out again....but it's brand new. Any ideas what may be causing this?

Thanks.
__________________
96' F-250 4X4 Supercab 7.3L stock on 37x12.50 goodyear wrangler mt military tires, 5 spd, 4" straight piped, 6" suspension lift, Dana 60 conversion, 4.10 gears, custom bumpers, 12000 lbs. Badlands winch
sumter_f-250 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-14-2013, 11:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Oregon
Posts: 237
My Photos: (0)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Get one from a ford dealer or international dealer,
some of the ones you get from auto parts store are crappy, some people have gone thru sevreral until they got one that worked good from a auto parts store.
__________________
1995 PSD F-350 4X4
97 motor installed.
DaveH. is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-15-2013, 02:32 PM   #3 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Patrick Feeley's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: Tehachapi, CA, USA
Posts: 9,811
My Photos: (19)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
You might check the harness connector while you're at it. If you think it needs a replacement:

Camshaft Position Sensor (CPS) Connector (repair connector with 12” pigtails for CPS)
(Ford) 7U2Z-14S411-SA (96-97, also shows WPT-899 on package)

Cheers!
__________________
97 F250 SC 4x4 (CA model), E4OD, 4.10 LS, Relocated Block Heater Plug, Ext Trans Filter, Tru-Cool Max, I/C Mounted but not Plumbed

SOLD: 94 F350 CC DRW, 5 Speed, SBC Con-O, Baldwin Filter, Tymar HPX Hose, 3 DP, Bilsteins, $12 AIC, Coolant Filter, Explorer O/H Console, Trans Temp, Boost, and Pyro, Pedestal Mod, Gutted EBPV
Patrick Feeley is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Diesel Forum - TheDieselStop.com > Ford Diesels > Power Strokes 1994-1997 General

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Diesel Forum - TheDieselStop.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:34 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0

vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.