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No crank no start Taurus

No crank no start Taurus If run into a situation where you turn the key and the starter doesn’t crank the engine, get out your test light and start checking for voltage at these locations. Click on the jpg to download the wiring diagram of the starter circuit. Here’s the power flow From Battery + to #107 40A fuse in the battery junction box. Power flows through fuse #107 to ignition switch and terminal 87 in the starter relay socket. When IGN switch is turned to START, power flows to … Read More

Air injection reaction pump – Taurus Sable.

Fix Air injection reaction pump – Taurus Sable P1414, P1413, P0401, P0402, air injection reaction pump, AIR, Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable. The P1414, P1413, P0401, P0402 code relate to the air injection reaction pump (AIR). The purpose of this pump is to inject air directly into the exhaust manifold to complete the combustion process. At cold startup, the computer commands a rich mixture. The extra air from the AIR pump oxidizes the extra hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide in the exhaust during this rich mixture period. The AIR pump is active … Read More

P0135 P0141 P0155P0161 P0743 P0750 P0755 P0760 P1451 P1460

Fix codes P0135 P0141 P0155P0161 P0743 P0750 P0755 P0760 P1451 P1460 P0135 Oxygen Sensor Heater Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1 Sensor 1), P0141 Oxygen Sensor Heater Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1 Sensor 2), P0155 Oxygen Sensor Heater Circuit Malfunction (Bank 2 Sensor 1), P0161 Oxygen Sensor Heater Circuit Malfunction (Bank 2 Sensor 2), P0743 Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Electrical, P0750 Shift Solenoid A Malfunction, P0755 Shift Solenoid B Malfunction, P0760 Shift Solenoid C Malfunction, P1451 Diagnostic Module Tank Leakage (DM-TL) Switching Solenoid Control Circuit Signal Low, P1460 Heated Catalyst Heater Power Switch … Read More

P0731 P0743 P0750 P0755 P0760 P1760

Fix codes P0731 P0743 P0750 P0755 P0760 P1760 P0731 Gear 1 Incorrect ratio, P0743 Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Electrical, P0750 Shift Solenoid A Malfunction, P0755 Shift Solenoid B Malfunction, P0760 Shift Solenoid C Malfunction, P1760 Transmission system problems on Ford Taurus If you encounter these trouble codes P0731, P0750, P0755, P0760, P1760 on your Ford Taurus, and your transmission does not shift and stays in 3rd gear, do NOT start replacing shift solenoids. Start your diagnosis by checking fuse #1 (15A) in the battery junction box. Inspect for a blown, … Read More

How to fix Rough idle Taurus Sable

Here’s how a Rough idle on a  Taurus Sable If you own a 2002-05 Ford Taurus or Mercury Sable and are experiencing a rough idle when the outside temps are above 80F and A/C on, chances are you have an out of balance fan. Here’s how to check: Find and remove the coolant temperature sensor. Then start the engine. Removing the sensor tells the computer to switch the electric fans to high speed. If you then feel a vibration or hear a booming sound, you’ve hit the nail on the … Read More

Fix code P1506 on Ford

Fix code P1506 – Idle Air Control System Over speed Error If you get this P1506 – Idle Air Control System Over speed Error code on a Ford vehicle with the Duratec engine, don’t start with an idle air controller valve (IAC) replacement. This vehicle has a LOT of vacuum leaks and that can cause serious idle problems. Air leaks into the engine AFTER the MAF has already metered the incoming air. So the oxygen sensor sees a very lean exhaust. Since the vehicle is at idle, the computer tries … Read More


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