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Ok so dont know much about cars but i have a bunch of codes on my ford fusion and I did what one of you said and sprayed brake cleaner on the engine in different areas and the engine revedup for a second or two and so im thinking i have to replace the gaskets, how hard is this to do on a 4 cyl for fusion

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  • sgfd Oct 25, 2012

    Which codes did it show? Which areas caused the engine to rev when you sprayed them? Which gaskets do you want to replace?

  • Dean Noel Oct 25, 2012

    The codes are P0771, P0128, P0171, P2195, and I sprayed in the front of the engine near the fan

  • Dean Noel Oct 25, 2012

    I also cleaned the mass air flow sensor that is in with the air filter and that did nothing

  • Dean Noel Oct 25, 2012

    ok Thanks, now for next dumb question is where do I get that manual

  • sgfd Oct 25, 2012

    Well, you can buy them directly from Haynes:http://www.haynes.com/products/productID... or you can buy them at Amazon for cheaper:http://www.amazon.com/Fusion-Mercury-200... or you can simply go down to a Pep Boys, Auto Zone, etc and ask for a Haynes manual for your car or give them the part number: 36045

  • Dean Noel Oct 25, 2012

    Great! Thanks i will get that first and then ask you more questions later

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Well, let's review the codes:

P0771 is a transmission solenoid. I would start by ensuring that your transmission fluids are at an appropriate level. If that is correct and it is on, I would take it to a transmission shop.

P0128 is a thermostat check code. Ensure that your coolant levels are correct and that there is no discoloration or strange texture/objects in the fluid. This code can also indicate problems with several sensors such as the cooling fan switch. Observe your car while running and see if the cooling fans turn on and off at times and do not stay on constantly. Changing a thermostat is relatively straightforward but time consuming, perhaps upwards of 2 hours for someone doing it the first time. You should replace the hoses while you are doing the job and flush the radiator, adding new coolant.

P2195 is an oxygen sensor check code. If it is on, it indicates an oxygen sensor bank 1, sensor 1, is reading lean. This can be caused by a faulty sensor, but it can also be caused by a vacuum leak in the gaskets. The purpose of spraying around the gaskets was to see if the brake fluid would get sucked into the engine through a hole in a gasket. Because the brake fluid is very combustible, it would cause your engine to rev. You need to repeat the test by spraying specifically on individual gaskets in individual places on those gaskets to determine conclusively that there is a vacuum leak. Once you determine which gasket it is, I can answer how long it will take to change it.

I would suggest picking up a Haynes manual for your car, which essentially shows the car as it is disassembled so you can understand where things are and how to change them.

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2.3L Engine

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Remove the 3 bolts and reposition the thermostat housing to gain access to the hose clamps.
  4. Remove and discard the gasket.
    • To install, tighten the bolts to 10 Nm (89 lb-in).
  5. Disconnect the heater hose from the thermostat housing.
  6. Disconnect the lower radiator hose from the thermostat housing and remove the thermostat housing.

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Thermostat housing and related components—2.3L engine

To install:
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
  2. Install a new thermostat housing gasket.
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SOURCE: have a code on my 2007 ford fusion sel code p2111

P2111 PCM indicates the throttle plate is at a greater angle then commanded.

Possible causes:
- Binding in the Throttle Body, Stuck open,
- TAC Motor circuit are cross wired
- TAC Motor harness circuits are shorted together
- Damaged PCM unit.

Hope help with this.

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