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1998 Ford F-150/250 Generic Electronic (GEM) Module REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION

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Download Removal 1. CAUTION: Electronic modules are sensitive to electrical charges. If exposed to these charges, damage may result. Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301). 2. Remove the cover from the instrument panel fuse junction panel. 3. Remove the lower instrument panel steering column cover (044F08). 1. Remove the lower instrument panel steering column cover bolts. 2. Remove the lower instrument panel steering column cover. 4. Remove the (A) bulkhead electrical connectors from the (B) instrument panel fuse junction panel. 5. Remove the (A) instrument panel fuse junction panel bolts and remove the (B) interior fuse junction panel nuts. 6. Disconnect the (A) generic electronic module/central timer module (GEM/CTM) electrical connectors from the (B) GEM/CTM. 7. Remove the GEM/CTM screws and the GEM/CTM. Installation NOTE: When the battery (10655) is disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal drive symptoms may occur while the vehicle relearns its adaptive strategy.