Greater values indicate a malfunction in the input circuit. HubPages Inc, a part of Maven Inc. Therefore, regardless of whether the tank is full or empty, the controller expects to see a predefined signal voltage that corresponds to that state, which means that if say, a short circuit or any other problem creates a resistance that is inconsistent with either state, the controller will set code P0461 and illuminate a warning light. Over time, however, dirt and grime builds up, and it can easily find its way into the engine and control systems. So i put the old one back on. Step 1 Record all codes present, as well as all available freeze frame data.
First as stated in a above post check for vac leaks. Two drive cycles are two complete warm ups with a six hour cool down between them. Bought another 2000 Sport God help me , 4. However, Ford reports that these codes are all related to software bugs. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
. Also don't forget to check your air filter, replace it if necessary. At least open a window on your way to the shop. While an aftermarket sender unit may fit the application, it often happens that the resistance rating of an aftermarket unit does not match the specifications of the application it is fitted to, which could result in inaccurate fuel level readings, or even fuel level readings that could indicate the tank is full when it is in fact empty. The P0460 code is set from a fuel circuit malfunction. Check your maf and clean it. On vacuum controlled valves it is as simple as applying vacuum to the valve at idle.
What causes the P0506 code? Google Charts This is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. If there is high carbon build up, the throttle body will need to be cleaned. Amazon Unified Ad Marketplace This is an ad network. It's possible but highly unlikely that P0171 and P0174 codes are the result of faulty O2 sensors. Gas gauge would read 'empty' and odometer screen would display 'low fuel.
Always consult the manual on the correct and safest procedure to remove the fuel tank, or on how to gain access to the sender unit by removing seats and other items such as carpets. Secondly, check for any vac leaks between the maf sensor and the intake manifold. Also, some aftermarket air filters require oil treatment for proper operation, which some owners may be overzealous in applying. HubPages Traffic Pixel This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. FordTechMakuloco shall not be liable for any injury, damage, or loss to any person or property that may result from use of the tools, equipment, or any content contained in this video. Eventually slippage reaches the point where effective cooling is no longer possible and overheating results.
. That might be out or my realm of repair. Try to listen for a whistle or hiss under the hood with the engine running and visually inspect all hoses and connections. You need to reset the onboard monitors and drive cycles are the only way to do it. Found two Bosch direct fits - installed codes went away for 45 miles- then back Still didnt pass inspection. Say Media We partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature.
Explorer Forum has probably saved you that much already, and will continue to save you money as you learn how to diagnose fix problems yourself and learn which modifications work without having to experiment on your own. Been looking into it and I am wondering if his maf is dirty or the 02 is in fact on its way out the door. That's the carbon monoxide talking, friends. I plan on doing my diag on Thursday. In addition, there is no way to guarantee that the video is not altered or modified or is not in the final form submitted by FordTechMakuloco and therefore, FordTechMakuloco does not warrant that the video is unaltered or not modified.
Amazon Web Services This is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. AppNexus This is an ad network. This can be set by something as simple as the type of fuel you are using, if the sulfur content is too high, or if you refueled with the key on? Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. Facebook Ads This is an ad network. It said right on the repair order that this guy Frank typed himself.
Also, the computer will run validation tests on the readings of the O2 sensors before looking at fuel trim adjustments. The vehicle service manual should be consulted for more information on possible causes of the fault, along with required testing. With all the miles on mine i know it could be a variety of things. Check the oil for fuel smell, which is a good indicator of fuel leakage. On average, the life of a fan clutch is about the same as a water pump. If you take a systematic approach you can quickly identify the problem. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.