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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The computer is puting trans in safe mode. Converter valve bore is worn out in valve body, an oversize valve is avalible, find a shop that can do the repair.
Posted on Feb 13, 2009
egr no try a dpfe sensor ford has a lot of this problem it has to hoses coming off the ehxhaust to a sensor that has a plug on it buy one then look for yours dont cry when you see the part it is small an costs about 85 dollars this may not be the problem but 90% of the ones that have p1401 are this problem oh yea check the hoses also dont forget replace the part then disconect the battery to reset the code /turn the check engine light off
Posted on Jan 11, 2010
i have the same prob but when i do get it running at bout 70 miles per hour i boggs and wants ta die at idle when i get to a lower speed after i restart it. ive changed the fuel filter and pump n cleened the tank. when i first got the car it had no probblems. no the car will barley start n if it dose it runs fine for a minute then i loose most of the power n it wants to die when i go ta idle. HELP!!!
Posted on Jan 25, 2010
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Nov 09, 2013 | Cars & Trucks
Engine stalls or RPM
fluctuates at idle up and down or dies near idle.
This problem is commonly caused by a dirty automatic idle speed control valve and throttle valve but always run a OBD2 fault code as well as the cleaning procedure. Buy a can of throttle valve cleaner (do not use carburetor spray cleaner!) from NAPA or Carquest (made by CRC chemicals) and spray it into the air intake while the engine is running, use up about 1/2 the can, engine will try to stall hold the speed up, shut it down and let it soak for 30 minutes, restart and blow out the remaining fluid, shut it down and disconnect the negative battery cable for 5 Min's to reset the base idle control
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