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Have a 2006 5.9 and been having major headaches. Would sometimes get a rough idle, no smoke, would also crank go to start crank a couple more times then finally start. Not always just random. Replaced fca, thought it made a change for a little, ended up coming back. Replaced valve cover gasket when i did head studs no change. Now of recent i started having the idle issue more and more. So i replaced all six injectors with BRAND NEW ones from injectors direct. did the fuel lines from the rail, new feed tubes, everything. Installed a fass as well same time as injectors so i could go to sleep knowing i have good filtration for the chunk of money i threw at it. Truck runs really good not a hint of smoke, idle was good thought everything was fixed. I noticed at the time of install that my fan clutch was pretty well shot wouldn't engage, even turning on the ac. So i replaced that as well. Now i can hear the fan is working and definitely is sucking air. The only problem now is i see on the dash i get the p0483 code. the fan clutch is from autozone, needed it fast because i use the truck for snow removal. Tonight i unhooked my plow went inside came back out, started the truck, idle was rough, balance rates were high on about three injectors, and the fan was roaring. did a little test unplugged the fan started the truck, no change, shut it off plugged the fan back in and pushed the connector pretty tight together, started the truck, back to normal. I had read somewhere someone saying the connectors that come with these fan clutches are junk, should i cut my old one off and use that one on the new clutch or would that not be causing the issue. I have checked all wiring by the ac compressor and elsewhere with finding nothing. thanks for any help
 

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So you AutoZombied your snow pusher with one of their junke bloOd sucker fan CLUTCHS and now it's most likely screwing with the ECU and the 5v regulated to the sensors.
Kinda like performing self brain lobotomy.

Get a real Mopar electronic fan, check the connector and wiring back to the ECU socket when you put it in.
Using off breed electronic fan clutches in these is like using those Afghan goat gut condoms, paid way to much for a POS. Now, ya get to pay twice.
 

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So you AutoZombied your snow pusher with one of their junke blodd sucker fans and now it's most likely screwing with the ECU and the 5v regulated to the sensors.
Kinda like performing self brain lobotomy.

Get a real Mopar electronic fan, check the connector and wiring back to the ECU socket when you put it in.
Using off breed electronic fan clutches in these is like using those Afghan goat gut condoms, paid way to much for a POS. Now, ya get to pay twice.
probably one of the best comments I've gotten on here haha! I know only time i cheeped out, when there's 30" of snow gotta get it fixed and back to pushing! I do have videos that i might as well not post because I'm assuming that's my darn problem.
 

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consider the manual fan clutch swap, several here have done it and have no regrets...
 

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I’d like to know why the balance rates are high on 3 cylinders? How high? Which ones?


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So just an update. I returned the autobone fan clutch and bought the mopar one. Installed all seemed good. No more rough idle at all. Plowing the passed couple days and my highest temp reached would be about 208. Sometimes on my smarty I can see the fan duty cycle hit 99% and then go off sometimes it will like surge the number and stay at zero. I also noticed sometimes I get the p0483 code for the fan clutch. Nothing wrong with my wiring checked it all. I also noticed the other day I started my truck didn’t have it plugged it. Would take a while to crank finally fire. I don’t get it. Brand new injectors tubes and FASS. Truck is becoming a nightmare.
 
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