Question about 2002 Mazda Tribute
Fault codes have 1 letter in them and 4 numbers from 1-9 after the letter. Please recheck and repost..
Posted on Apr 19, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
read this article, it explains that you have plugged EGR gas passages, the valve is not the problem, but read the link.
Posted on May 14, 2009
SOURCE: Check Engine light code 1506
this code indicates under-speed error has ocurred.
sets when PCM detects idle speed is 100 RPM lowerthan expected for 14 sec while break pedal depressedand steering wheel is straight ahead.
possible causes: IAC valve failure,intake leak,throttle body failure,opens or shorts in wiring between IAC and PCM.
Posted on Sep 16, 2009
SOURCE: egr valve keeps failing
That would be my diagnosis as well. Have someone follow you while you're driving it. Many times a vehicle with a failing cat. converter will smell like sulfer or rotten eggs to someone driving behind them.
Posted on Nov 10, 2009
SOURCE: engine malfunction
vacuum leaks on intake manifold,
the air tube between the air filter.
intake manifold vacuum hose.
clean throttle plate with Berryman carburator cleaner
SEE sample picture HERE
Also remove carbon built up behind the EGR valve and the EGR passage tube.
Vacuum leak WILL offset the intended 14.7 to 1 air fuel ratio.
More un-metered air (leaks) will lean out the fuel mixture.
Use small amount of Berryman carb clearer at potential air leak area will help you identify trouble spot.
At idle,just spray and listen for the RPM surge.
The in-rush of carb clearer will increase the RPM on the motor.
Record the problem spot(s) and address it later.
EGR carbon built up require 2+ hours to clean from start to finish.
You will need a new EGR base gasket before your start.
Locate and remove the EGR valve after the vehicle is cool down.
Carefully record the connector and vacuum line (for older vehicle) location by drawing an easily to follow diagram.
Remove the EGR valve.
Inspect the location of the carbon built-up inside the valve and the EGR passage tube.
SOAK these areas with WD-40 spary.
You will need a small screwdriver,cloth hanger and lot of newspaper and time to get this cleaning done right.
RE-SOAK the carbon and let it sit for over-night will also help.
One the last round,pass a shop vacuum of the EGR valve and the passage pipe.
Install the new EGR gasket and connectors.
Allow the vehicle to warm up outdoor to burn up any remaining WD-40.
Take it for a test drive.
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Posted on Dec 19, 2009
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