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SOURCE: INTAKE MANIFOLD CONTRL RUNNER VAVLE LOCATIONS

they are on the back side of the motor just above the transmission .take off the dog house and you will see the unit.

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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SOURCE: i have code 1538 on my check engine for 1998 ford windstar ,does

on the passenger side of the engine you will see 2 small metal rods at the top of the engine just below the intake manifold there are little white clips that hold the rods on these clips usually break and the rods come off

Posted on Mar 28, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a '96 Ford Windstar 3.8L & getting OBDII P1537 code.

A common problem on Windstars, there are two IMRC valves, the only way to fix them is replacement, which is not that hard. They are mounted on the end of the intake manifold and control runner length. There is a front and rear one, I'm not sure which one this is but you'll probably have to go to Ford to buy it and they should be able to tell you with the code number. The problem will not affect driveability that much, but if you have emissions testing at your location, this will likely cause it to fail.

Posted on Apr 05, 2009

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SOURCE: 1998 ford windstar 3.8 with code p1538. Is this a

LOOKING IN CODE BOOK.POSSIBLE CAUSE TO YOUR PROBLEM THE IMRC COULD BE STUCK OPEN.OR THE IMRC ACTUATOR IS DAMAGED OR HAS FAILED.ALSO THE IMRC MONITOR SIGNAL CIRCUIT COULD BE SHORTED TO POWER GROUND OR SHORTED TO SIGNAL GROUND RETURN.

Posted on Oct 23, 2009

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SOURCE: intake manifold runner control stuck

left rear of intake manifold, there should be a vacuum operated shaft that turns these throttle plates. You'll have to troubleshoot reason. Try turning shaft by hand. There is a vacuum switch that runs vacuum to both banks. I think it's behind the engine nearer the firewall.

Posted on Sep 01, 2010

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Obd 2 code reads p 15 18. There is no code number to relate to the problem. Do you have the answer? [ check engine light on 1999 ford taurus]


code p1518= intake manifold runner control (IMRC) malfunction (stuck open)

the intake manifold has two runners per cylinder, feeding each of the cylinder heads
the IMRC assemblies are located between the intake manifold and two air passages for each cylinder.
one air passage is always open and the other passage switches from means of a valve plate.
below 3000 rpm, this valve plate is closed to improve low speed performance.
above 3000 rpm, this valve plate opens to improve high-speed exceleration.
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