Question about 1992 Ford F150 SuperCab

3 Answers

F150 1992 check engine light

How can I get the code to know whats wrong without a code reader

Posted by on

3 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Ford Master
  • 71,166 Answers

On a Ford system you need a code reader, no other way. The plug is under the steering column.

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

  • yadayada
    yadayada Aug 04, 2008

    Correction the plug is in the engine compartment, it looks like a lop sided triangle

×

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 183 Answers

That is not true.You can pull the codes without a scanner on fords eec4 system.You only need a volt meter with a needle instead of digital and a jumper wire..Here is a link that shows you in detail.With a diagram...

http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.gt350mustang.com/images/test.gif&imgrefurl=http://www.gt350mustang.com/eec.htm&h=329&w=412&sz=5&hl=en&start=1&tbnid=_M9B4uY9-yChMM:&tbnh=100&tbnw=125&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dford%2Beec4%2Bdiagnostic%2Bplug%26gbv%3D2%26hl%3Den

Posted on Aug 05, 2008

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 321 Answers

1992 is not OBD2,it takes a connector called the F1B,and there is no way to get the code out without a scan tool.The little inexpensive code readers,the ones that cost $60-$80 are for OBD2 connectors which weren't implemented until 1996,so you have no option but to use a scan tool,Snap On,Genisys,etc.On older Cadillacs,like 92...you could press on the climate controls..OFF and WARMER at the same time,and the vehicle would go into self diagnostic mode,and give you the code and description,but Cad is the only one i know of that had that feature.Good luck.

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

  • David Fleming Aug 04, 2008

    1992,the scan port (plug) is under the HOOD.

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Engine fault light the speedometer pointer swing without rules


There are many reasons for a car check engine light. The best thing to do is start with a code reader and see what fail codes have been saved in the engine computer.The codes will give you an idea what is wrong. Sometimes the code is only a clue. Like if it says a sensor failure it might be a bad wire or something like that.
If it starts, then Auto Zone will read the code and tell you some of the things that cause the code.

Dec 10, 2013 | Ford Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Check engine light


what is wrong with your engine light? you didnt give any detail about what is wrong with it. Is it showing red?? You can change the oil in it and take it for servicing. Hope this helps

Mar 28, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My engine failure light has just come in my 2004 xtype estate what could the problem be?


The engine light came on because it is telling you that something is wrong somewhere with engine area so what you can do is take it to Advance Auto Parts store near you and have them check it out for free or you can buy the OBD II code sensor so you can test out the codes yourself. Without the OBD II codes that we would be guessing so you have to check it out with OBD II code reader.

Jun 11, 2011 | 2004 Jaguar X-Type

1 Answer

The VSC TRAC, Slip Indicator and Check engine lights just came on I don't know what is wrong.


Go to a major auto parts store and ask for them to read out your diagnostic trouble codes. They will usually do that for free. When the check engine light comes on, the car's computer has trouble codes that are waiting in memory to be read by a code reader. Most major auto parts stores have a code reader--ready and waiting to help customers find out what is wrong. Write back here with your codes and we can help you too!

Jan 27, 2011 | 2007 Toyota 4Runner

1 Answer

Is there anyway you can see why the check engine light comes on without a scanner?


You could buy an inexpensive code reader ($75.00) or take to the auto parts store,if they do for free.
then what ? They may not know what the code is.

Codes don't tell you anything is wrong or what to replace.

You need vehicle system knowledge to diagnose

Nov 10, 2010 | 2004 Dodge Grand Caravan

2 Answers

My check engine light went on even though I didn't


COULD BE CYLINDER MISFIRE.YOU CAN TAKE CAR TO AUTO ZONE.THEY WILL SCAN IT FREE. TO SEE WHAT TROUBLE CODE YOUR PCM IS GIVING YOU.

Apr 27, 2010 | 2002 Dodge Neon

1 Answer

The engine light went off, What's wrong?


If your check engine light is on in the dash, you must have someone plug a OBD II reader in and pull the codes.(most auto parts centers will do this for you )
The codes will help find the problem.
Please let me know.

Feb 11, 2010 | 1996 Honda Odyssey

3 Answers

How do you reset the check engine light? 2003 chevy tahoe


Check engine light came on for a reason. Could be one of a hundred reasons. My adivce would be to go to Advance Auto, O'Reilly's or any of the many Parts Stores and "borrow" a Code Reader. Easy to use and most places let you use it for FREE. The Code Reader will show what Code was set and what it MIGHT be. The Code Reader also resets the Codes and the Check Engine Light will go off.... until it senses something is wrong with your truck.

Good Luck.

Dec 29, 2009 | 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe

1 Answer

What could be wrong if the service vehicle light is on. Not the engine light just the vehicle light.


Hard to say without a code reader but the good news is autozone advanced auto will read the code for free and oreilly auto parts will rent you the reader for a fee and i believe when you return it they will refund the money

Dec 06, 2009 | 2002 Pontiac Grand Am

1 Answer

2005 kia reo check engine light is on ?


If you go to an advanced auto part store or another auto store they will sometimes scan your car for free. They should be able to tell you what is wrong with it.

Sounds like the same thing that happened to my car. Mine did the same thing and it turned out to be the MAF.

Just remember to unplug your battery when you fix your problem. Sometimes the codes wont erase without the dealer going in and entering the "cheater" code. You'll be stuck with seeing the thing and not knowing if its fixed or not.

Mar 29, 2009 | 2005 Kia Rio

Not finding what you are looking for?
1992 Ford F150 SuperCab Logo

1,783 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

71162 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22059 Answers

Ron Lankford

Level 3 Expert

5386 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...