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Old 11-26-2012, 01:07 PM   #11 (permalink)
Darrin Sherrill
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Sorry, I determined the PMD to be faulty due to past experience with stalling, surging and difficulty starting. It is hard to test because the prolem begins intermittedly when it gets hot and only progresses from there and gradually gets worse. begins dying once or twice a week and progresses to 3 or 4 times a day, usually in traffic on on the interstate. It will ocassionally give a check engine code but not everytime. The PMD is currently mounted on the IP but I am now waiting on the cable i have ordered to move the new one to the bumper or other cooler location. I don't have access to a known working unit for testing just hoping past experience is leading me in the right direction, if it turns out to not be the problem at least I will have a spare...
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Old 11-26-2012, 01:18 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I hope you intend to mount the PMD to a large heatsink and remember to get a replacement PMD resistor.
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Old 11-26-2012, 01:34 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Yes to the heat sink. Do I need to get a new resistor?
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Old 11-26-2012, 01:49 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Only if you can't remove the one currently in the failing PMD,if you do get it out-it will need to be neuter'd to fit the black PMD.
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:37 AM   #15 (permalink)
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I believe its the other way around, its likely already been trimmed to fit in the grey one which could make it extra difficult to remove if the trim job was not real good, it could be jammed in there. The grey ones I have seen have all had trimmed ones in them.
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:22 PM   #16 (permalink)
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I posted a Stanadyne official document here sometimes ago about the key tab, hopefully it makes it to the FAQ.
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Old 11-27-2012, 04:19 PM   #17 (permalink)
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I believe its the other way around, its likely already been trimmed to fit in the grey one which could make it extra difficult to remove if the trim job was not real good, it could be jammed in there. The grey ones I have seen have all had trimmed ones in them.
If the IP came with a grey stanadyne PMD it would have the gold plated IP harness installed.
Since Darrin Sherrill said the PMD was still on the IP I assume it has the proper harness and would require the IP end of the extension harness trimmed along with the resistor if it were to be re-used.
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Old 12-23-2012, 01:54 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Well, at least it's not a hard mod to do. I can do that.....
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Old 12-23-2012, 10:55 AM   #19 (permalink)
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I guess my 96 is a odd ball... I got 7 years and 140,000 miles before it failed on mine, but yea is a really easy relocation shouldn't have any issues
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