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Fuel tank pressure

High pressure build up in tank why???

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You will need to replace the fuel tank pressure sensor. It is on the back side of the tank usually. It is a good idea to get a ford sensor also.

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on the left hand frame rail ahead of the front tank there is a valve that controls which tank the truck runs off of it is bad let me know how you make out
p.s. if you dont wantto replace right away just run the tank that over fills down first and monitor when you switch over to the other one

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Meaning: HO2S-22 (Bank 2 Sensor 2) Circuit High Input

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PCM has failed

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