Question about 2001 Ford Focus
Replaced timing belt. Set DTC at # 1 spakplug. Set cam as per manual. Still runs high even with #1 spark plug wire removed no change to RPM 2200. How do I locate the timing hole screw as per manual it is beside the catalytic converter. Any help for location?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Inspect the EIS towers and plug the wire connections for corrosion or other signs of poor retention at connections.
The electronic ignition (EI) module supplies a signal to the PCM whenever it determines that the #4 cylinder fired on its compression stroke. Because of opposite coil tower polarity, the simultaneous fir of #1 and #4 cylinders are of opposite polarity as well. Under most conditions, except decel, the waste spark cylinder fires before the compression cylinder in sequence. The EI module can determine this polarity sequence and voltage amplitude by using capacitive pickup plates located under the 1/4 coil. If the module senses a positive to negative sequence and high negative spike when #4 is on TDC, it pulls the PCM cam signal to ground signaling that #4 has just fired on compression. This signal along with the double pulse received from the CKP sensor, synchronizes spark and fuel timing.
Beside plugs , plug wires need to be replaced as well !
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