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I have 2001 Ford F150 code P1518 IMRC stuck Open help where is the IMRC located ?

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There is a technical sevice bulletin for this exact issue. Go to the dealer and request they reprogram the pcm. You should not pay more than a half hour labor, they'll probably try to get a diagnosis fee out of you. Tell them no, just reprogram the pcm to latest calibration. If this doesn't fix it, then repost or pay to chat, but that should fix ya.

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SOURCE: Where is the IMRC (INTAKE

Hello, First the Service light has to be cleared from the computer by a scanner or by disconnecting the NEG battery cable for 10 minutes. The scanner is a better idea because some radios and antithefts can act up when the NEG connection is open.

If you still have a problem and have the 3.8L V-6 engine for the 2001 year model this engine did not use a manifold runner in a conventional way. The code means on your model, that a plastic part on a runner actuator probably broke and the rod underneath is loose. There is also a repair program for your DPFE which carries a Ford Repair Program number 02m01 and its free. Ask for an OASIS test at a Dealer.

The V-8 models and in later years used a dual channel intake for each cylinder. One part is a constant velocity port and the other channel opens up above 3000RPM. If you have a V-8, get new gaskets, choke cleaner and remove the Intake to clean the runner plates. The plates can stick if they are dirty.

I hope you find my solution very helpful.

Posted on Apr 03, 2011

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HOW TO RESOLVE OBD11 Code P1518 showing on a 3.0 DOHC 1999 Ford Taurus


P1518 - Intake Manifold Runner Control Malfunction (Stuck Open) The IMRC system is monitored for failure during continuous, key ON engine OFF or key ON engine running self-test. The test fails when the signal on the monitor pin is less than an expected calibrated range at closed throttle.
  • IMRC monitor signal circuit shorted to PWR GND or SIG RTN
  • Damaged IMRC actuator
  • Damaged PCM
An IMRCM PID reading approximately near 1 volt at closed throttle may indicate a fault
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Where is the imrc located on a 2002 ford f-150 xl?


P1518 - Intake Manifold Runner Control Malfunction (Stuck Open) The IMRC system is monitored for failure during continuous, key ON engine OFF or key ON engine running self-test. The test fails when the signal on the monitor pin is less than an expected calibrated range at closed throttle.
  • IMRC monitor signal circuit shorted to PWR GND or SIG RTN
  • Damaged IMRC actuator
  • Damaged PCM
An IMRCM PID reading approximately near 1 volt at closed throttle may indicate a fault
It's part of the intake manifold . View P1518 on youtube .
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Ford F140 4.2 Do Engine codes P0305, P0306, and P1518 relate to each other


I am assuming you mean F150 truck.
The answer is maybe.
Code 305 and 306 are missfire codes for cylinders 5 and 6.
Code 1518 is for a problem with the intake manifold runner control which could cause the other two codes.

P1518 FORD Description The Intake Manifold Runner Control (IMRC) is monitored for failure during continuous or key ON engine OFF self-test.
Possible causes - Intake Manifold Runner Control (IMRC) harness is open or shorted
- Intake Manifold Runner Control (IMRC) circuit poor electrical connection
- Faulty Intake Manifold Runner Control (IMRC) actuator
- Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)
Read more: http://engine-codes.com/p1518_ford.html#ixzz2KSN6Thui

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Code p1518



Trouble Code: P1518

Intake Manifold Runner Control Shutter Valve (Stuck Open)
Possible Causes:


IMRC control circuit shorted to ground or to system power (B+) . IMRC shutter valve actuator is stuck closed . IMRC vacuum hose is loose or disconnected. PCM has failed .From the Mazda Repair guides.

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Mil comes on with p2004/ check valve stuck open. Where is the check valve located


P2004 - Intake manifold runner control (IMRC) stuck open (bank 1)
Description - This DTC is set when the IMRC is commanded closed, but the IMRC monitor indicated open. This DTC replaces P1518 and P1537.

Probable causes - IMRC monitor signal circuit shorted to PWR GND or SIG RTN
- Damaged IMRC actuator or solenoid
- Blocked vacuum hoses

Diagnostic aids - Monitor the IMRC and IMRCM PIDs. The IMRCM state should change when the IMRC is commanded open or closed.

This control valve generally is located on the back of the intake.

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2000 ford f150 code p1518 cost to repair?


P1518 ---Intake Manifold Runner Control
Malfunction (Stuck Open)

Price you discuss with a dealer or repair shop

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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.
the valve plates are opened and closed by the IMRC deactivation by the powertrain control module
(pcm) if your car or truck is not affected by the error code, the pcm may need to be reprogrammed
so that the error does not come up again. or you can connect an obd2 scanner and reset ever y time
it comes up. good luck!

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How do i fix p1518 code on 1999 ford windstar?


P1518 - Intake Manifold Runner Control Malfunction (Stuck Open) The IMRC system is monitored for failure during continuous, key ON engine OFF or key ON engine running self-test.

The test fails when the signal on the monitor pin is less than an expected calibrated range at closed throttle.
* IMRC monitor signal circuit shorted to PWR GND or SIG RTN
* Damaged IMRC actuator
* Damaged PCM

Hope this info helps

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97 Ford Taurus 24val 3.0L 6cyl, P1518 IMRC open


There is a technical sevice bulletin for this exact issue. Go to the dealer and request they reprogram the pcm. You should not pay more than a half hour labor, they'll probably try to get a diagnosis fee out of you. Tell them no, just reprogram the pcm to latest calibration. If this doesn't fix it, then repost or pay to chat, but that should fix ya.

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