So i put the old one back on. You can check for vacuum leaks by spraying starter fluid around the hoses, plenum, edges of the intake manifold. Okay, so now I have something new going on. As Cigroller said, they have their own special fault codes. Thanks, Mikki 2000 Sport 4x2, 4. If there are no intake leaks, the next step is to replace the air filter and clean the air flow meter. Recently passed down to my son.
James Reeves 4-15-08 97 Ford Ranger with power loss problem. Remove radiator cap start engine. It also stalled in a parking lot again yesterday. These two are also known as the upstream oxygen sensors. I'm right there with ya on wanting to be sure.
I've done the troubleshooting on everything else, so what else could it possibly be?! When they get older they are slow to respond to changes in the oxygen content of the exhaust and can trigger a code Po171. And it isnt blowing smoke or anything that would lead me to suspect head gaskets. Trouble code P0174 means: Fuel System Too Lean Cylinder Bank 2. Some of the most common causes are an ignition misfire and a vacuum leak. This should take care of the problem.
It is part of the vehicle emmissions system, and is used to reduce combustion temperature and pressure to control Oxides of Nitrogen. I find it's best to take it off and spray it with electronics cleaner or brake cleaner. I guess I will try some sensor cleaning and hose checking and then take it to the shop. It sputtered in idle and would stop, when I would get running to move forward it would only do so for a short period of time and then die. If you want to be sure you replace the correct part, then visit your local Ford dealer. The reason behind this is the o2's are trying to correct but the engine is lean beyond the acceptible correction limits. If it is, clean or replace it.
Is it worth the hassle or should I just take it to somebody? Check this forum thread out:. Not sure what you consider good injector cleaner. I even sprayed my intake tube where the sensors and hoses connect to be sure there were no leaks. I find it's best to take it off and spray it with electronics cleaner or brake cleaner. This stuff is really cheap and not hard to replace. You can check for vacuum leaks by spraying starter fluid around the hoses, plenum, edges of the intake manifold. P0174: System Too Lean Bank 2.
These 2 codes are common indicators of a well-known failure on the 1999-2003 Windstars. With all the miles on mine i know it could be a variety of things. Thanks, Jerry Brian 6-20-08 I have a 2002 Ranger Edge and I'm getting the same codes you all are getting P0171 P0174. Sorry for the wind noise. Is it possible that I have a hose leak around the gas tank itself? You may post sale items for free in the Classifieds section. All Postings that advertise items for sale will be deleted from the Discussion Forum. Now, having said that, I've geared this article towards the person that owns a generic scan tool with Live Data capability.
That's why I still haven't done anything with it. Check for a dirty fuel filter and proper fuel pressure. Consult your service manual for it's location if you need help. Just wish I could find some way to verify that this was the problem before dropping the cash and spending the time. I'd get some mass air flow sensor cleaner and just spray it good.
Tip 2: Working around and engine, especially when it's running requires that you be alert and take all necessary safety precautions. I find it's best to take it off and spray it with electronics cleaner or brake cleaner. Try disconnecting the battery for 5 min and restart. Does it still run bad, Light come on? It has about 104,000 mi on it and it has been maintained quite well since I've had it bought it when it had 80k. But he didn't tell me about the intake gasket or the o-ring leak and the hard starts durning the winter. You may be wondering where bank 1 and bank 2 are located on the 4. Then check the ports in the manifolds themselves to see if they are clogged.