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When im driving my 2005 ford e 250 van the wrench icon pops up on the dash and my throttle has no response. when i shut it off and restart it is better.

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Many different things on the engine and transmission will cause that wrench to light up. No throttle response is because it goes to limp mode. Best to have it scanned for codes. They will have to look at history codes to see. Unless you drive it to a shop, don't turn it off and let them check current codes. The longer you drive it like this, one day the wrench light will not go off. It will be in limp mode from that point on. An example, You have a bad solenoid pack in the transmission, Replace it now, every thing is good( say $800). You keep driving it, it starts taking out mechanical parts, now it is a rebuild. $3000

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this might be a worn throttle position sensor because if it runs at idle and then when you increase with gas peddle there could be a worn spot in the sensors contact also if this is a drive by wire throttle body(throttle motor with a plug on it and no lever for manual throttle increase this also could be bad you must have a check engine light on if not when you first turn the key for power///NOT CRANKING ///check to see if all dash warning lights come on in the self test of the system the bulb could be burned out for the check engine light if so go to auto zone or advance auto and they will scan your system for trouble codes to give you a better idea post back with results and progress and we will go further if needed you did not specify what E van 150-450 and motor size 4.6--5.4gas------6.0 diesel so I'm assuming that it's gas please be specific if you post back all of us here need this info for trying to help you remember your there in front of the vehicle we are not here is a couple of pics for you this is the throttle body motor and you would get a check engine light and a wrench sign on the dash warning lights
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this is the throttle position sensor below check engine light will be on
26381095-lw30xb3gqn3gwqtvkpmbzy1k-1-2.jpg there is also the possibility of really warn spark plugs that are way out of gap and the engine can only run under light rpm load and when rpms increase the spark plug electrode gap is to far out and the heat from the plug firing inside the head is making expand even more and thus no spark plugs firing and no rpm increase and engine dies look at the plugs first and check the gap then go further as described above good luck Stephen

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My ford expedition 2005 has 90K miles, today while driving back home from work the check electronic throttle control light came on, the car didn't shut off but it did not respond to the gas pedal. Luckily...


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If you still have problems return for more ideas,
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dash in the future

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The dealer should be able to read the trouble code.

This can occur with the TCM (Transmission Control Module) and/or ECU program. This may require either a re-flash or a program download to the ECU. The ECU program is not a warranty item, but is typically in the $75 to $100 range.

However there is a Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) for the “wrench light”.

TSB 05-14-4

This article supersedes TSB 05-09-15 to update the Issue and Dealer Coding.

FORD:
2003-2005 Thunderbird
2005 Crown Victoria, Mustang
2004-2005 Explorer, F-150
2005 E-Series, Expedition, F-Super Duty
LINCOLN:
2003-2005 LS
005 Town Car, Navigator
MERCURY:
2005 Grand Marquis
2004-2005 Mountaineer

ISSUE:
Some vehicles built 11/29/2004 and prior may exhibit the wrench light on with both P2106 and P2135 diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs).

ACTION:
Replace the throttle position sensor (TPS) following the instruction sheet included in the TPS service kit. Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) to the latest calibration using WDS release B36.11 and higher, or B37.2 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the B37 CD. Calibration files are also available at www.motorcraft.com

I hope this helps!

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