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DTC Decoded: P2106

Ford DTC Code: P2106 Code Meaning: Throttle Actuator Control System – Forced Limited Power What’s Wrong: The throttle actuator control system is in FMEM mode of force limited power. This[…]

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DTC Decoded: P1000

Ford DTC Code: P1000 Code Description: Ford Motor Company Driving Cycle Incomplete Symptoms: Check Engine Light Illuminates on Dash and Code is Stored in ECM Bank Causes: An incomplete drive[…]

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DTC Decoded: P0100

Ford DTC Code: P0100 Code Meaning: Mass Air Flow Circuit What’s Wrong: The MAF measures the amount of air entering your Ford’s engine. This information is used by the ECM[…]

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DTC Decoded: P1700

Ford DTC Decoded: P1700 Code Meaning: Transmission intermediate failure. What’s Wrong: This is a generic code that means input versus output is being delayed on the transmission. Common Causes of[…]

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DTC Decoded: P0335

Ford DTC Code: P0335 Code Meaning: Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit A Fault Causes: Damaged crankshaft position sensor Damaged reluctor ring Sensor output open or shorted to ground or voltage Damaged[…]

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DTC Decoded: P2008

Ford DTC Code: P2008 Code Meaning: Intake Manifold Runner Circuit Open, Bank 1 Symptoms: Engine may have a rough idle Engine may surge at times Reduction in low end torque This[…]

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DTC Decoded: P0087

Ford DTC Code: P0087 Code Meaning: Pressure too low in the Fuel Rail/System Symptoms: Check Engine Light is on Misfiring at higher RPMs Poor fuel mileage Causes: Fuel pump clogged,[…]

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DTC Decoded: P0345

Ford DTC Code: P0345 Code Meaning: Camshaft Position Sensor ‘A’ Circuit Bank 2 Symptoms: Check Engine Light is ON Loss of Power Stalling of Engine

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DTC Decoded: P1270

Ford DTC Code: P1270 Code Meaning: Engine RPM or Speed Limit Reached What’s Wrong: The engine RPM and vehicle speed are continuously monitored by the power train control module (PCM).[…]

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DTC Decoded: P2290

Ford DTC Code: P2290 Code Meaning: Diesel Injector Control Pressure Too High What to Do About It: The diesel engine fuel injection system uses the Electronic Diesel Control (EDC) to[…]

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Is the Excursion A Future Collectible?

Imagine it’s 2035. You’re watching video from the latest Barrett-Jackson collector car auction, and up pops a Ford Excursion! While this might sound fantastic, the Excursion is likely to be[…]

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LED Light Bar Buying Advice

For off-roaders needing lighting options, LED light bars are about as cool as they come. They look great on your truck, even during the day, and provide tons of utility[…]

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Five Forgotten Fords We Love

All of the Ford action right now seems to be focused on the Mustang, Taurus, F-150 trucks and more modern vehicles in the lineup. These are exciting, there’s no shame[…]

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MyFord Touch Not Working

In addition to running on fuel – thanks to that internal combustion engine – your Ford is fast becoming a complicated electronic device. Your vehicle is a great multitasker –[…]

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Ford Keyless Entry Not Working

The keyless entry is a convenience feature on the Ford unless it stops working, and then it can become a problem. The first step to fixing the problem is to[…]

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Are OEM Spark Plugs Worth It?

Most spark plugs aren’t made to last forever. Even the Iridium tipped longest-lasting spark plugs wear out over time (or more precisely, miles traveled). The good news is that you[…]

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DTC Decoded: P1504

Ford DTC Code: P1504 Code Meaning: Intake Air Control Circuit Malfunction Symptoms: Service Engine Soon Light illuminates Rough idle Pulsing idle Hard cold start Causes: Idle Air Control Valve harness[…]

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DTC Decoded: P0308

Ford DTC Code: P0308 Code Meaning: Misfire Detected at Cylinder #8 Code Description: Your car’s ECM has detected that cylinder #8 is not firing properly.

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