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No start and codes P0351 P0352 P0353

Cranks but no start P0351 P0352 P0353 If you have a scan tool, command the PCM to perform the actuator test mode to test the ignition coils. Next, use a digital meter to check the voltage output at the body control module form the ignition switch. With the key out, you should see 4.6 volts, key in 4.6 volts, accessory position 3.2 volts, unlock 2.2 volts, run 1.12 volts, start 0.41 volts. If you’re not seeing those voltages, then the BCM will not send the proper digital message to the … Read More

P0351 P0352 P0353 P0354 P0355 P0356

Fix code P0351 P0352 P0353 P0354 P0355 P0356 Ford has issued a TSB (TSB 09-2-6) for owners of 2005-06 Ford Escapes and Mercury Mariners with the 3.0-liter engine may find a Check Engine light with the P0351 P0352 P0353 P0354 P0355 P0356 trouble codes. Ford has discovered problems with factory installed spark plugs that have poor insulating properties. These plugs can allow radio frequency (RF) interference that can damage ignition coils and even modules. If you see just one of the above trouble codes, immediately remove the spark plug for … Read More

P0351 – P0362

Fix code P0351 – P0362 Ignition Coil A-L Primary , Secondary Circuit Malfunction If you have a P0351 – P0362 Ignition Coil A-L Primary , Secondary Circuit Malfunction trouble code, read this to understand what it means Each ignition coil is built with two bobbins of wire. The primary coil has fewer windings than the secondary coil. The primary coil induces an electrical field into the secondary coil. When the primary current is shut off, the electrical field collapses. Because the secondary has so many more windings, it converts the … Read More

Ford Escape Misfire Codes

Fix Ford Escape Misfire Codes If you have Ford Escape Misfire Codes read this. At first glance this would appear to be a coil problem—coils are under the most stress under load. P0351 means a misfire on cylinder #1. Power is provided to the coils on the white/violet wire. The PCM provides ground to each coil on a different color wire . Start your diagnostics by checking for 12 volts (key in RUN position, but engine off) on the white/violet wire to the coil shown in the trouble code. If you … Read More


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