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This is also known as the short runner valve i have attached a shematic to help identify it for youp2078 - 2012-01-04_183346_srv.jpg

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2004 ford f 150 5.4 3V pulled intake fixed vac hose came off replaced imrc & still show intake runner control closed bank 1 Still has no power when I get in it to pass something any ideas?


Is your check engine light on ? Any codes ?

There are three basic types of intake air sub-systems:


  • Intake Manifold Runner Control (IMRC) electric actuated system

  • Intake Manifold Swirl Control (IMSC) vacuum actuated system

  • Intake Manifold Tuning Valve (IMTV)

These subsystems are used to provide increased intake airflow to improve torque, emissions and performance. The overall quantity of air metered to the engine is controlled by the throttle body.

Intake Manifold Runner Control (IMRC) Electric Actuated System
The Intake Manifold Runner Control (IMRC) Electric Actuated system (Figure 107) consists of a remote mounted motorized actuator with an attaching cable for each housing on each bank. Some applications will use one cable for both banks. The cable or linkage attaches to the housing butterfly plate levers. The 2.0L (2V) Focus IMRC uses a motorized actuator mounted directly to a single housing without the use of a cable. Each IMRC housing is an aluminum casting with two intake air passages for each cylinder. One passage is always open and the other is opened and closed with a butterfly valve plate. The housing uses a return spring to hold the butterfly valve plates closed. The motorized actuator houses an internal switch or switches, depending on the application, to provide feedback to the PCM indicating cable and butterfly valve plate position.



Below approximately 3000 rpm, the motorized actuator will not be energized. This will allow the cable to fully extend and the butterfly valve plates to remain closed. Above approximately 3000 rpm, the motorized actuator will be energized. The attaching cable will pull the butterfly valve plates into the open position. Some vehicles will activate the IMRC near 1500 rpm.



WARNING: SUBSTANTIAL OPENING AND CLOSING TORQUE IS APPLIED BY THIS SYSTEM. TO PREVENT INJURY, BE CAREFUL TO KEEP FINGERS AWAY FROM LEVER MECHANISMS WHEN ACTUATED.




  1. The PCM uses the TP sensor and CKP signals to determine activation of the IMRC system. There must be a positive change in voltage from the TP sensor along with the increase in rpm to open the valve plates.




  1. The PCM uses the information from the input signals to control the IMRC motorized actuator based upon rpm and changes in throttle position.




  1. The PCM energizes the actuator to pull the butterfly plates open with the cable(s) or linkage.




  1. The IMRC housing contains butterfly plates to allow increased air flow.

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Pattern for tighten intake manifold bolts on a 04 Chrysler pacifica


INSTALLATION - UPPER INTAKE MANIFOLD
1)Clean and inspect gasket sealing surfaces.
2)Position new gasket.
3)Install the throttle body on the upper intake (if required).
4)Install upper intake manifold and hand start all attaching bolts.
5)Tighten bolts gradually starting in the center working outward until a torque of 12 Nm (105 inch lbs.) is obtained.
6)Install the front and rear intake manifold support brackets.
7)Install the oil level indicator and oil fill tube to intake manifold bolts (Fig. 155).
8)Install the EGR tube.
9)Connect vacuum lines to the following (Fig. 156):
Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) Valve
EVAP Purge Solenoid
Power Brake Booster
10)Install alternator support bracket (Fig. 156).
11)Connect electrical connectors to the following (Fig. 157):
Manifold Tuning Valve (MTV)
Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR)
Throttle Position Sensor (TPS)
Idle Air Control (IAC)
Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP)
12)Install the throttle and speed control cable bracket and retaining bolts.
13)Install throttle and speed control cables to bracket and throttle arm.
14)Install air cleaner housing and inlet hose.
15)Install the engine cover.
16)Connect negative battery cable.

May 30, 2015 | 2004 Chrysler Pacifica

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Pressure Control Solenoid C - Coe P1078


06 CR-V
when you hit the dear, things can break. what's surprising there?
id get a car safety inspection, road worthy ness checks.....really.
google is not your friend here, not for P1 codes. (unless very careful)
and the P1078 code only works on Hondas.
Not only that autozonded scans may show the wrong code.
why? because their scan tool is junk, ! (SSDD)
the FSM covers that 100% read that. for all the tests.

ill pretend the scan tool is not junk and reads Honda's correctly.]

P1 codes are factory codes, and reading ford, or chev or ? on that will
all be lies. P1078 is:
DTC P1078:
Intake Manifold Tuning (IMT) System Malfunction (High rpm) Stuck
Long.

DTC P1078:
Intake Manifold Tuning (IMT) Syst
em Malfunction (High rpm) Stuck
Long
P1078-0570
General Description
The intake manifold tuning (IMT) valve position sensor is mounted on the diaphragm valve shaft to detect a malfunction in the IMT valve.
The engine control module (ECM) / powertrain control module (PCM)
checks both the IMT solenoid valve command and the IMT valve position sensor output.
If the IMT valve position sensor output is Short (short runners) while the IMT solenoid valve is OFF, a malfunction (IMT remains Short / closed ) is detected and a DTC is stored


(what does this mean)
bar stool answer.
the deer hit my car.
the vacuum line fell of the IMT VSV and now the slave sensor fails.
there are 3 parts to the VSV (PCM command) sends vacuum
to the slave , then slave rod moves, the sensor in the slave
(readback pot) shows that it did move correctly
yours is stuck long.

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How to replace a intake plenum gasket


Well basically, you remove the intake plenum and replace the gasket and reinstall the plenum. Here are the steps:

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the remote jumper terminal located at the right strut tower.
2. Remove the air inlet resonator and tube.
3. Remove the throttle actuator cables from the throttle arm and bracket.
4. Disconnect Secondary Runner Valve (SRV), Manifold Tuning Valve (MTV), Throttle Position Sensor (TPS), Idle Air Control (IAC) motor electrical connectors.
5. Remove the electrical connector and the Intake Air Temperature/Manifold Absolute Pressure (TMAP) sensor.
6. Disconnect vacuum hoses from the Secondary Runner Valve (SRV) reservoir, Speed Control reservoir, and PCV.
7. Remove right and left intake manifold supports.
8. Remove support brackets at the intake manifold front corners and MTV.
9. Loosen upper fastener attaching throttle body to support bracket.
10. Remove clips attaching EGR tubes to intake manifold.
11. Remove intake manifold bolts and manifold
12. Remove old gaskets, Clean gasket surfaces, and install new gaskets.
13. Reverse steps to reinstall manifold

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How replace intake gaskets focus 2000


SECTION 303-01B: Engine - 2.0L SPI 2000 Focus Workshop Manual IN-VEHICLE REPAIR Procedure revision date: 07/5/2001 Intake Manifold
Special Tool(s) 412108.jpg Remover/Installer, hose clamp
412-108 (T96P-18539-A) Removal
  1. Release the fuel pressure. For additional information, refer to Section 310-00.
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section 414-01.
  1. Raise and support the vehicle. For additional information, refer to Section 100-02.
  1. Detach the intake manifold bracket.
    • Loosen the nuts and remove the bolts.
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  1. Lower the vehicle.
  1. Remove the air cleaner housing.
    1. Disconnect the mass air flow (MAF) sensor electrical connector.
    1. Disconnect the air cleaner outlet hose.
    • Remove the air cleaner housing from the rubber bushing.
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  1. Disconnect the accelerator cable.
    1. Unhook the cable.
    1. Remove the plastic clip and position the accelerator cable to one side.
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  1. Disconnect the speed control cable.
    1. Unhook the cable.
    1. Remove the plastic clip and position the speed control cable to one side.
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  1. Disconnect the positive crankcase ventilation hoses.
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  1. Disconnect the vacuum hoses.
    1. EVAP solenoid valve.
    1. Brake booster.
    1. Delta pressure feedback electronic (DPFE) system sensor.
    1. Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve.
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  1. Disconnect the EGR valve.
    • Discard the gasket.
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  1. NOTE: Clamp the hoses to prevent coolant loss.
    Disconnect the coolant hoses from the intake manifold.
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  1. Remove the vacuum hose assembly.
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  1. Disconnect the throttle position (TP) sensor and the idle air control (IAC) valve.
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  1. NOTE: Do not remove the oil level indicator tube.
    Remove the bolt and bracket from the oil level indicator tube.
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  1. Remove the intake manifold upper support bracket.
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  1. Disconnect the fuel injector electrical connectors.
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  1. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
    1. Intake manifold runner control (IMRC).
    1. Camshaft position (CMP) sensor.
    1. Ignition Coil.
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  1. Disconnect the fuel lines from the fuel rail. For additional information, refer to Section 310-00.
  1. Remove the intake manifold retainers and position the manifold to the rear of the engine compartment (shown with engine removed).
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  1. Remove the IMRC manifolds (shown with engine removed).
    • Remove the two studs first.
    • Discard the gaskets.
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  1. Remove the intake manifold from the engine compartment.
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P1031


.P1031 Intake manifold air control valve position sensor
Possible Causes - Intake manifold air control valve position sensor circuit open circuit
- Intake manifold air control valve position sensor circuit poor electrical connection
- Faulty intake manifold air control valve position sensor
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2004 Grand Pix starting running rough all of the sudden. I tuned it up and replaced the engnition module and it still running rough any suggestions?


Electronic Engine Controls WARNING
To avoid personal injury and/or vehicle damage, refer to the service precautions at the beginning of this section.
General Information The Engine Management System (EMS) uses several different sensors and actuators to gather and control various emissions and driveability aspects of the vehicle. These may include but are not limited to:
  • MAP - Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor
  • BARO - Barometric Pressure Sensor
  • FTP - Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor
  • ECT - Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • A/F - Air Fuel Ratio Sensor
  • APP - Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor
  • CKP - Crankshaft Position Sensor
  • CMP - Camshaft Position Sensor
  • EGR Valve Position - Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve Position Sensor
  • HO 2S - Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • IAC - Idle Air Control Valve
  • IAT - Intake Air Temperature Sensor
  • KS - Knock Sensor
  • MAF - Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • TP - Throttle Position Sensor
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Are there any codes that point to a problem with any of the above sensors?

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Need to replace the intake manifold


3.8L Engine (most common) Upper Intake Manifold To Remove:
  1. Drain the cooling system.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Negative battery cable.
    • Fuel injector sight shield.
    • Air cleaner intake duct.
    • Right spark plug wires from the ignition control module and reposition.
  3. Relieve the fuel pressure.
  4. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Fuel rail assembly.
    • Brake booster hose from the vacuum source manifold in the upper intake manifold.
    • Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve (EGR) wiring harness heat shield nut, bolt and the EGR heat shield.
    • Throttle body support bracket upper bolt.
  5. Disconnect the electrical connectors from the following:
    • EVAP purge solenoid
    • Throttle Position (T/P) sensor
    • Idle Air Control (IAC) valve
    • Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor
    • Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor
    • EVAP purge solenoid vacuum line from the throttle body.
    • Accelerator and the cruise control cables with the bracket from the throttle body.
  6. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Upper intake manifold bolts and stud.
    • Clean the upper intake manifold bolt threads.
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Upper intake manifold by lifting the back of the intake and sliding the manifold forward from the throttle body support bracket.
    • Upper-to-lower intake manifold carrier gasket from the upper intake manifold.
  8. If the upper intake manifold is being replaced, remove the following:
    • Throttle body assembly.
    • Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor.
    • Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve.
    • Vacuum source manifold.
Upper intake manifold bolt torque sequence (3.8L engine) gm-03-38-530.gif

To Install:
  1. If the manifold was replaced, install or connect the following:
    • Vacuum source manifold.
    • Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve.
    • Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor.
    • Throttle body assembly.
    • Upper-to-lower intake manifold carrier gasket to the upper intake manifold.
  2. Carefully place the upper intake manifold onto the lower intake manifold. Ensure that the alignment pins in the upper intake manifold align with the holes in the lower intake manifold. NOTE: Apply thread lock compound, to the bolt threads before assembly.
  3. Install or connect the following:
    • Upper intake manifold. Tighten the upper intake manifold bolts in sequence to 89 in lbs (10 Nm)
    • Accelerator and the cruise control cables with the bracket to the throttle body.
    • EVAP purge solenoid vacuum line to the throttle body.
  4. Connect the electrical connectors to the following:
    • Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor
    • Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor
    • Idle Air Control (IAC) valve
    • Throttle Position (T/P) sensor
    • EVAP purge solenoid
  5. Install or connect the following:
    • Throttle body upper support bracket bolt. Tighten the bolt to 89 in lbs (10 Nm)
    • EGR valve wiring harness heat shield, nut and the bolt. Tighten the nut and the bolt to 89 in lbs (10 Nm)
    • Brake booster hose to the vacuum source manifold.
    • Fuel rail assembly.
    • Right spark plug wires.
    • Air cleaner intake duct.
    • Fuel injector sight shield.
  6. Connect the negative battery cable.
  7. Fill the cooling system.
  8. Inspect for fluid or vacuum leaks.
Lower Intake Manifold (W/O Supercharger) To Remove:
  1. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Upper intake manifold.
    • Generator brace.
    • Drive belt tensioner with the mounting bracket and the heater water bypass inlet pipe.
    • Exhaust gas recirculation EGR outlet pipe bolt from the lower intake manifold.
    • Radiator inlet hose from the water outlet housing.
    • ECT sensor electrical connector.
    • Right upper engine mount strut bracket.
    • Generator brace bracket bolts.
    • Generator brace bracket.
    • Lower intake manifold bolts.
    • Lower intake manifold.
    • Lower intake manifold seals.
    • Lower intake manifold gaskets.
  2. If replacing the lower intake manifold, Remove or disconnect:
    • Water outlet housing bolt and stud
    • Water outlet housing
    • Gasket and the thermostat.
    • ECT sensor.
  3. Inspect the flatness of inlet flanges.
  4. Clean the intake manifold mating surfaces.
  5. Clean the intake manifold bolts and bolt holes of adhesive compound.
To Install:
  1. If removed, install the ECT sensor.
    • Tighten the ECT sensor to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm)
  2. If removed, install the thermostat, the gasket, and the water outlet housing.
  3. If removed, install the water outlet housing bolt and the stud.
    • Tighten the bolt and stud to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm)
  4. Install or connect the following:
    • Lower intake manifold gaskets. NOTE: Apply sealer GM P/N 12346286 (Canadian P/N 10953472) or equivalent to the ends of the intake manifold seals.
    • Lower intake manifold seals.
    • Lower intake manifold.
    • Lower intake manifold bolts.
    NOTE: Apply thread lock compound GM P/N 12345382 (Canadian P/N 10953489) or equivalent to the two hidden bolts and ensure they are installed.
  5. Tighten the lower intake manifold bolts in sequence to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm) gmpc_v6_5.gif

  6. Install or connect the following:
    • Generator brace bracket.
    • Generator brace bracket bolts. Tighten the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm)
    • Right upper engine mount strut bracket.
    • ECT sensor electrical connector.
    • Radiator inlet hose to the water outlet housing.
    • EGR outlet pipe to the lower intake manifold.
    • EGR outlet pipe bolt to the lower intake manifold. Tighten the bolt to 21 ft. lbs. (29 Nm)
    • Drive belt tensioner.
    • Generator brace.
    • Upper intake manifold.
  7. Inspect for leaks.
Lower Intake Manifold (W/ Supercharger) To Remove:
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Remove the supercharger.
  4. Remove the thermostat housing.
  5. Remove the EGR pipe at the intake manifold.
  6. Disconnect the electrical connection at the temperature sensor.
  7. Remove the intake manifold and gaskets.
NOTE: The coolant bypass tube will release from the intake manifold when the manifold is removed.
To Install:
  1. Clean the gasket sealing surfaces.
  2. Install the intake manifold gaskets.
  3. Align the coolant bypass tube with the opening in the intake manifold and install the manifold. Tighten the bolts to 11 lb ft (15 Nm).
  4. Install the electrical connector to the temperature sensor.
  5. Install the EGR pipe to the intake manifold.
  6. Install the thermostat housing.
  7. Install the supercharger.
  8. Fill the cooling system.
  9. Connect the negative battery cable.

Aug 05, 2010 | 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix

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2004 c230 giving the trouble code p2078 &p2079, not sure what they both represent. please help.


Both of those codes relate to the intake maifold tuning valve (IMT).

It probably needs replaced and properly adjusted

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