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No throttle, 02 f350 automatic transmission, Original yes.

Customer Question

No throttle
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 02 f350 automatic transmission
JA: How many miles are on the car? Is it the original transmission?
Customer: Original yes. 249000
JA: Are you fixing your F350 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I have put 3 tps pedals in it. Also tracked wiring down. Nothing
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Just have no throttle
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site. please allow me a few moment to look up some information for you. thanks.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I have also had the pcm checked
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

what engine is in that?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
7.3 powerstroke
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

ok. thanks

Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

are you getting any lights on the cluster also?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
The first pedal I put in didn't work right. 2nd pedal worked great for 2 weeks. The 3rd pedal worked long enough to drive 50 ft.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No lights
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

no codes?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
None
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I have the scanner tool on my laptop. It's saying engine good. No problems
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I have replaced cod ivs and ipr on truck. This is getting very frustrating
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Cps
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

have you had the transmission contol module interrogated for faults?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
If u mean pcm. I put a different one out of a running vehicle in it to c. Still nothing
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

no, i mean tcm.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Where is that? Between fender and firewall?
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

you need a more sophisticated scan tool for that though. a normal scan tool isnt capable of communicating with it.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I have option of buying the ford program for it. Haven't bought it yet
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

The transmission control module is located under the truck on the cross member behind the transmission.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I'm in truck with it idling. The engine Just came on
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

do this next, its a known issue ion these trucks. inpsect the OD cancel switch wires coming out of the shifter under the upper steering column shroud to see if there chaffed. This circuit controls the OD cancel switch and the throttle pedal.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Did that. The button never worked when I bought the truck. Last week I fixed it. The od comes on now when I push the button
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

ok well at this point you need the tcm scanned for faults.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
All I found on member was wiring harness. Would it be attached to side of transmission?
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

it should be behind the tranny...ill try to find a pic

Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

well on this truck they refer to it as the multifunction control module. or GEM.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
it's behind fuse box?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I can't find anything that looks like the pic except the fuse box
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

im going to opt out and allow another ford tech to help you with this one. there seems to be alot of variances here. good luck

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner past midnight.

Different tech here.

You mentioned the check engine light came on, any codes stored?

Are you saying you can apply full throttle and the engine does not respond at all, it just idles as if no throttle was applied?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
no throttle at all even with pedal to floor. No codes
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

Thanks,

Will your scan tool allow you to see parameters/pids meaning watch the readings from sensors?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I don't think so. If I had the ford program then maybe. It doesn't show any codes at all
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

Do you have a digital volt meter?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Sorry it's after 10 pm here. Have to work early
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

Can you perform the tests below and report back when ready.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/90220402/APP.pdf

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/90220402/APP1.pdf

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Thanks Chris

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
There wouldn't be a fuse relay that would affect it. Would there?
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

No there are no fuses or relays to cause this issue.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Ok. It will be this evening before I can do the scanning on the truck
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

No problem

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

Hello again Chris here,

  • Sorry you were not pleased with my help.
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Thanks Chris

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