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Old 04-24-2015
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94 ranger 97 v8 swap

Hey people, just got my 1997 explorer 4r70w and 4406 tcase swapped into my ranger but need help with wiring. I was thinking of swapping the dash into the ranger to try make the wiring go better, is this a good idea or can someone show me where to go to find info on wiring the engine/trans. I will be cutting in the wiper cowl to install the computer instead of lighting wires.

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I think trying to swap out the dash is probably making a whole bunch of effort for not a lot of gain.

Here's a list of the wires at the 42 pin Expo engine to body harness connector:

Pin Circuit Color Purpose
1 16 Red Light Green PCM Power to relay
2 11 Tan/Yellow tachometer data link
3 915 Pink/Light Blue Data Link Connector pin 10
4 511 Light Green Brake On/Off switch
5 238 Dark Green/Yellow Power From Fuel Pump Relay (Fuel pump on signal)
6 658 Pink/Light Green Malfunction Indicator (CEL)
7 679 Gray/Black Speed output from VSS
8 37 Yellow Continuous Power
9 361 Red Fuel Pump relay coil
10 29 Yellow/White Fuel level sender
11 914 Tan/Orange Data Link Connector pin 2
12 224 Tan/White Instrument Cluster
13 676 Pink/Orange VSS and PCM Ground
14 91 Purple/White Canister Vent Solenoid coil
15 926 Light Blue/Orange Fuel Pump relay coil
16 39 Red/White Engine temp gauge
17 791 Red/Pink Fuel Tank Pressure Transducer (Signal)
18 359 Gray/Red Sensor reference voltage
19 351 Brown/White Fuel Tank Pressure Transducer (Power supply)
20 199 Light Blue/Yellow Transmission Controls/Clutch Pedal Position Jumper
21 140 Black/Pink reversing lamps at transmission range sensor
22 107 Purple Data Link Connector Pin 13
24 329 Pink starter system at transmission range sensor
25 298 Purple/Orange reversing lamps at transmission range sensor
26 253 Dark Green/White oil pressure gauge
27 305 Light Blue/Pink Message Center pin 5
28 394 Orange/Black Automatic ride control module pin 6
29 784 Light Blue/Black 4WD Low Range indicator
30 331 Pink/Yellow WOT A/C relay coil
31 32 Red/Light Blue starter system at transmission range sensor
33 463 Red/White Neutral switch for GEM
34 570 Black/White Ground
36 34 Light Blue/Orange PCM Power from relay
37 198 Dark Green/Orange Power to Pin 30 WOT A/C relay
39 191 Light Green/Black Vapor Management Valve coil
40 911 White/Light Green Transmission Control Indicator in dash (overdrive off lamp)
42 570 Black/White Ground
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