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Re: Check Engine Light Problem
Codes that tell you your engine is running lean can be caused by a number of things. First thing to do (and cheapest) is to get some fuel injector cleaner and run it for awhile. Dirty injectors can cause these codes. I recommend lucas brand myself but there are several different cleaners to choose from. The second thing is checking your vacuum lines. If there is a leak it can cause the engine to **** in too much air and cause the codes. Anything beyond that gets into alot of mechanical work and should be done by a certified technician
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Hello I need help. I need to know because my check engine light on and its stated 2 code P0136 and P304. just wondering I have a 1999 grand marquis GS and needing to help me find the location and the code are P0136 bank 1 sensor 2 need location for this? and P0304 what is this one also. please email me ASAP I really appreciate it . thanks.
P0442 FORD - Evaporative Emission System Leak Detected Small Leak
Possible causes- Missing or loose fuel cap - Incorrect fuel filler cap used - Fuel filler cap remains open or fails to close - Foreign matter caught in fuel filler cap - EVAP canister or fuel tank leaks - EVAP system hose leaking - Fuel tank leaking P0136 - O2 Sensor Circuit Malfunction Bank 1 Sensor 2 Possible causes- Rear Heated Oxygen Sensor Bank 1 harness is open or shorted - Rear Heated Oxygen Sensor Bank 1 circuit poor electrical connection - Faulty Rear Heated Oxygen Sensor Bank 1 - Inappropriate fuel pressure - Faulty fuel injectors - Intake air leaks may be faulty - Exhaust gas leaks
P0141 FORD - O2 Heater Circuit Bank 1 Sensor 2
Possible causes- Faulty Heated Oxygen Sensor (H2OS) Bank 1 Sensor 2 - Heated Oxygen Sensor (H2OS) Bank 1 Sensor 2 circuit fuse - Heated Oxygen Sensor (H2OS) Bank 1 Sensor 2 circuit open shorted to ground - Heated Oxygen Sensor (H2OS) Bank 1 Sensor 2 circuit poor electrical connection - Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)
p0136 02 sensor malfunction is (bank 1 sensor 2)-- replace 2nd 02 sensor thats in exhaust system. If it is a four cyclinder, then there is only one bank. if its a six then bank 1 is on the side of # 1 cylinder. bank 1 sensor 2 is after convertor. have a good day !
Your auto has four O2 sensors. Two upstream and two downstream; With two banks. Bank 1, sensor 1...and bank 2, sensor 1 are the two upstream (exhaust manifold before the catalytic). Bank 1, sensor 2 and bank 2, sensor 2 (other side of catalytic)
Code 1131= upstream; bank 1..sensor 1 Code 1151= upstream; bank 2..sensor 1 Code P0136 (generic code) bank 1..sensor 2 (questionable)
I wouldn't spend the money to purchase 3 sensors. Highly unlikely all three are bad; Cost is about $40/ ea. Since there isn't a code for the cat's themselves, I would suspect the O2 circuit is malfunctioning. The rough idle is another clue.
Take an ohmmeter set it on X10 scale and measure the resistance from engine to body and body to negative post on battery terminal. You should read zero ohms (full needle deflection). If you do go buy two upstream O2 sensors. If you read open or a high resistance run two straps from eng. to body...and body to neg.batt. post.