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09-16-2016 05:28 PM
Sniper Focus Sometimes I want to make another thread. first post is helpful, but not the best method. Then there's other good info buried in the 17 pages.
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/8731209-post143.html

Remove all screws except for the two that hold the connector to the board. Dig the epoxy out from around the connector. I sealed it back up with RTV which is easier to remove for next time. I have to clean my IMRC about every two years.
09-15-2016 08:31 PM
Billfromnj05
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I just ordered a new one of these from summit racing.

https://m.summitracing.com/parts/rnb-911-928 Dorman 911-928 intake manifold runner control. Site said it was for 04 focus svt which I have obviously lol. But when I got it today the cable on it looks really short like I don't think it's gonna reach at all. Is there anyway to change the cables? Did anyone else get one of these and did it fit? I mean if it works since cable is so short looks like I would have to relocate the actually module to engine bay doe where close. I don't know
Didn't know Dorman made these... they say it's for a 96-07 Taurus. Cant trust Summit 100% if its not a SBF or a SBC.

You can open it and swap the cable, the board has to come out though. You can do it the easy way like me and use the non de-soldering method.
How did u do it without de soldering? U did the how to? Or you swapped the cable? Please let me know
09-15-2016 08:11 PM
Sniper Focus
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I just ordered a new one of these from summit racing.

https://m.summitracing.com/parts/rnb-911-928 Dorman 911-928 intake manifold runner control. Site said it was for 04 focus svt which I have obviously lol. But when I got it today the cable on it looks really short like I don't think it's gonna reach at all. Is there anyway to change the cables? Did anyone else get one of these and did it fit? I mean if it works since cable is so short looks like I would have to relocate the actually module to engine bay doe where close. I don't know
Didn't know Dorman made these... they say it's for a 96-07 Taurus. Cant trust Summit 100% if its not a SBF or a SBC.

You can open it and swap the cable, the board has to come out though. You can do it the easy way like me and use the non de-soldering method.
09-15-2016 06:56 PM
Billfromnj05 I just ordered a new one of these from summit racing.

https://m.summitracing.com/parts/rnb-911-928 Dorman 911-928 intake manifold runner control. Site said it was for 04 focus svt which I have obviously lol. But when I got it today the cable on it looks really short like I don't think it's gonna reach at all. Is there anyway to change the cables? Did anyone else get one of these and did it fit? I mean if it works since cable is so short looks like I would have to relocate the actually module to engine bay doe where close. I don't know
09-10-2016 09:27 PM
pasta This is part of if not all your issue.
09-10-2016 06:11 PM
Billfromnj05 Quick question. I have cel on and it says intake manifold control stuck open code. So I'm guessing it has to do with the irmc module. When car idles it runs like crap spitter and sounds like it want ms to stall. And in low rpms when I go from a stop the car bucks like its gonna fall on its face and has no power. Is this behavior all from this box? So I have to do this how-to to fix it and it will get car back to normal?
01-16-2016 10:48 AM
jrose Yup, I did mine about a year ago and it's still working just fine. Rather than remove the headlight, however, I removed the left front wheel and the inner fender liner to get at the control box. It was really easy. I also used an ignition point file rather than sand paper. Old school do-it-yourselfers like me remember when our cars had ignition points that often had to be filed smooth and then reset. We were always told to use a point file designed for that purpose rather than sandpaper because sandpaper could leave embedded particles. In short, the write-up here was most helpful to me and I couldn't ask more for a result at what little this "fix" cost me. By the way, my toolbox no longer had an ignition point file in it, and the local Advance Auto had no idea what I was talking about. Amazon.com, however, was able to provide me with such a file.
01-13-2016 07:47 AM
SvviftSVT
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+1 for not desoldering and just snaking some sand paper in there with some delicate tools.

also, a good double check was whoever said to check continuity of the contact
yep. 4 years and have still been good since.

i forgot i even posted that in here hahahaha
01-12-2016 05:59 PM
thenorm
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i didnt unsolder mine. just wrapped a thin screwdriver with some sand paper,zipped tied it to keep it tight, got it in there, and cleaned up the contacts. been good ever since.
+1 for not desoldering and just snaking some sand paper in there with some delicate tools.

also, a good double check was whoever said to check continuity of the contact
12-16-2015 02:09 PM
noelcutillas lvsmustangs hola, chicos!! ya esta arreglado!! tengo entendido reddy1 que el svt y el st170 son iguales o similares y casi todas las piezas son compatibles.

Mi problema estaba en el modulo IMRC .... una vez desmontado lo he reparado porque estaban piezas dentro rotas... limpiado caudalimetro... borrar fallos en el coche .... y perfecto!!!

INGLES GOOGLE TRANSLATOR:

hi lvsmustangs, guys !! already arranged !! I have understood reddy1 SVT and ST170 are identical or similar and almost all parts are compatible.
My problem was on the IMRC module once removed .... I have repaired because they were broken into pieces ... ... cleaned flowmeter clear faults in the car .... and perfect !!!
thanks for letting me write in Spanish without many complaints !!!

gracias por dejarme escribir en espaņol sin muchas quejas!!!
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