She had it towed to our garage so I can check it. The dreaded check engine light comes on while you are driving only to signify that there is a problem. I hope this helps everyone, and have a great day. Your help will be much appreciated. Click this for the image! To check, take the distributor out make sure you mark the distributor housing and point the rotor to 1 position and measure the coli resistance in ohms. I can also activate it if I play around with the ignition key shutting it off and on a few times.
And this way I'll get out in front of the problem. After cleaning all the grounds and having the same result, I replaced the alternator with a rebuilt one from a local parts store. Second, measure the resistance between ignition coil towers and you should get between 10,000-14,500 ohms. You can see the two connectors jumped together with the blue wire. You should see it start to light up in a series of flashes.
Three digit codes will be displayed in the same manner with an extra 2 second pause then the third digit. If you read my earlier blog, bcm testing is discussed extensively. If it moves to cylinder 4, you know pretty well that the problem is the injector. Set your multi meter on 20 volt scale and put positive side on pin 57 and neg. I Have Owned The Vehicle Its Entire Life. Make sure all connections to the bcm and components are tight and not corroded. If the engine has too many miles, the injectors could build up varnish and ultimately carbon in the combustion chamber causing this lean condition.
Question: i have a 1998 ford escort zx2 my engine code was p0171 system to lean my light started flashing i have on. Attached is an example of the truck cab showing the passenger side. Question: This car has a code P0133- 0xygen sensor signal slow and when I tested it using a voltmeter, I got 0. When it does, it will also trigger the second code. Question: My dash panel light is always on for about a week and when I scanned it, 2 codes showed up: P0171 lean bank 1 and p0174 lean bank 2. You need to get that light bulb replaced and get the trouble codes read. Question: My wife's 1997 Honda Odyssey battery light is on all the time and the alternator won't charge.
Let me know what this brings ok. When all trouble codes in memory have flashed three times, it will start over, so that you know you're done reading codes with code 12 again, and you can then remove the jumper. Aug 01, 2008 The Contact Owns A 1991 ford F-150. Record and identify these codes as engine running codes. The Vehicle Had Not Been Repaired. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.
Featured Video: Check Engine Light Stays On - Why? July 12, 2005 1991 ford f150 Pick Up With fuel Tank Systems Problems. If less then 10 volts then you need to find the bad part in that wire section and fix it. A P0460 code is described as Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Malfunction. I hope this helps everyone, and have a great day. One more thing, don't forget to remove the paperclip, or jumper wire, because you'll be driving in diagnostic mode, which doesn't allow the vehicle to enter closed loop operation.
I now get oxygen sensor errors 171 and 172 and 173. If you hit the vacuum leak, the engine rpm will usually change indicating a vacuum leak. When I scanned for codes, there are numerous codes that lead me to think that I have a computer problem. Finally, the blower heated motor will only work in high speed. All my spark plugs were just replaced including fuel filter.
To test, unplug the connection to the clockspring and your tps should work. You can bridge a set of wires in your car and send the cars computer into its error reporting mode so that you can find out whats wrong with your car. I have been trying to solve some error codes for a while. The scanner should have some kind of code reading booklet or decoder. On most 1994 Grand Am 4 cylinder engines, the engine leak can be found on the corner of the intake manifold.
Sometimes, you need to apply a heated air to the coil like a hair dryer. He asked me to help him and I just want your assistance before I see him. The ground voltage should give you 0. Mar 07, 2009 The Contact Owns A 1991 ford F-150. It is important to remember to clear codes any time work has been done so old codes aren't present. With these two modes, it will create a high or low rpm or surging condition. Most of this problem is usually solved by replacing the clock spring.