Help - EDIS failure in Weymouth

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#1 Help - EDIS failure in Weymouth

Post by chrisvine » Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:18 pm

It’s a long shot but my EDIS 6 unit (not the power pack) has collected water in the connector and corroded the pin. I’m in the Round Britain Drive but now only have 4 cylinders.

Is there anyone local that has a spare unit or know of a garage that might have one. Otherwise it’s the flat-bed :helpsos:
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#2 Re: Help - EDIS failure in Weymouth

Post by Heuer » Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:29 pm

It is a Ford part so worth enquiring at any Ford dealer or Motor Factor. Alternative is a breakers yard. In theory easy to find. I see you are heading to Exeter

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#3 Re: Help - EDIS failure in Weymouth

Post by chrisvine » Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:40 pm

We were en-route to Exeter but broke down in Weymouth. Thanks for the suggestions but it looks as though I will be a recovery vehicle as today is our last leg.

I think I might mount the EDIS 6 unit upside down fo avoid water being able to pool at the base of the connector pins

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#4 Re: Help - EDIS failure in Weymouth

Post by Heuer » Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:05 pm

Never had a problem with mine mounted on the frame. Trick is to make sure you smear the connectors liberally with silicone grease.
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#5 Re: Help - EDIS failure in Weymouth

Post by ralphr1780 » Tue Oct 02, 2018 7:33 pm

Sorry for your misfortune Chris, I always carry a spare unit with a coilpack in the trunk just in case.
Can you detail more where exactly you have mounted the unit?
I have it mounted on the lower frame just in front of the air filter drums.
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