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Windstar Ford 1999 check engine light on. code reader states code 181. fuel temp. senser. where is it?

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Figure 72: Fuel Rail Components



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  • Engine fuel temperature sensor which measures the pressure of the fuel near the fuel injectors. This signal is used by the PCM to adjust the fuel injector pulsewidth and meter fuel to each engine combustion cylinder.
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