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1987 ford f150 stuck at base timing (faulty spout connector???)

I was attempting to set the timing on my 1987 ford f-150 4.9l I-6, when the spout connecter is plugged in or pulled out the truck is always running at base timing. Not sure whether to replace the spout connecter itself or what? any help is very much appreaciated.

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  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    customer came in for intermittent engine light. i ran a koeo code check = aok ran the koer code check = 173 O2 rich and 213 spout circuit open. a further diagnostic data scan revealed the the vehicle is running rich and will not enter closed loop. all readings of sensor operation indicate normal limp in mode is active ( base run program ). I tested the TFI = aok, inspected and tested spout wiring and signal = aok, problem i must find a test for the computer and hall effect to confirm or exclude. suspect low frequency of the pip resulting in little or no change during spout modification from ECM

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SOURCE: 1987 Ford F-150 stuck at base timing. SPOUT connector inoperative

In one case I have seen the spout plug was bad.

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