Apr 13, 2011 Jan 18, 2009 Jan 26, 2004 www. Start by clearing the fault codes. There are potentially other symptoms as well. You may want to check these signals a few times opening and closing the throttle plate to ensure a nice smooth even voltage increase or decrease. Idle air control valves are. Due to the unsafe nature of driving with an engine that can stall at any time, we recommend having your F150 serviced as soon as possible.
If you have a posi the next step sucks. These are common to fail. Otherwise, check the coils a. The P0506 diagnostic trouble code can cause a loss of power while driving, which could make driving conditions hazardous. P0505 and P0506 Diagnostic Codes.
Tell you car technician to check all the above mentioned possibilities. This P0506 code is one that's sometimes triggered on vehicles that have electronic throttle control. The operating of the throttle valve is varied to allow for optimum control of the engine idling speed. That is, they don't have a regular throttle cable from the accelerator pedal to the engine. Idle air control valves are. Not all of them are though.
If you smell rotten eggs in the exhaust, your cat converter needs to be replaced. If you look at the Ford's frame, you will see that it is within a couple of inches in length and width. They rely on sensors and electronics to control the throttle. If there are no other codes, inspect for vacuum leaks, restrictions, and damage. The idle relearn or reset procedure is very important, otherwise this code may still remain even after a throttle body clean. To fix, rebuild the tranny? Hopefully Ford got the message on this… i have a 1989 ford f150 xlt lariat, and my truck was acting the same way the only thing i can think of is to add the stp gas tretment it took away the high idle and my light stays off now i cant say it works for everyone but same truck same problem and it was a 2-3 dollar fix so its not a waist of that much money if it doesnt work i… I am working on mounting a 1949 Willys pickup onto a 1978 F150 shortbox frame.
You will want to make sure to clean both sides front and back of the throttle plate as well as the complete top and bottom of the throttle body. My 2004 Explorer had the same problem with the windows not working. If there are no other codes, inspect for vacuum leaks, restrictions, and damage. Replace the switch right below the window lever. How to clean the Throttle body. They both instruct the technician to clean the throttle body using Ford throttle body cleaner and removing all deposits as needed. On engine with distributor, the cam sensor is usually located in the distributor and it will give you a lot of grief if not properly align and synchronize with the crank sensor.
Potential Symptoms: Most likely the only thing you'll notice is the idle speed is lower than normal so it will likely be rougher. On engine with distributor, the cam sensor is usually located in the distributor and it will give you a lot of grief if not properly align and synchronize with the crank sensor. Inspect the throttle plate and throttle bore for any damage or nicks that could prevent more air from entering the engine than allowed for by the throttle body. You can test the throttle body wiring, inputs and signals using a voltmeter if you would like but you would need to gain access to the correct wiring diagram you can first so you know which wires to test and which ones should have what voltage on them. The operating of the throttle valve is varied to allow for optimum control of the engine idling speed. Solutions This should be a fairly straightforward diagnosis. This applies to both the 4.
They rely on sensors and electronics to control the throttle. You will have to fab up some body and front clip mounts, but its nothing that some 'ol steel pile stock and garage logic can't fix. That is, they don't have a regular throttle cable from the accelerator pedal to the engine. Do a good visual inspection to ensure the electronics and wiring are in good shape. There are potentially other symptoms as well.
I would suggest spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap, and rotor if applicable. If there are symptoms such as the engine is stumbling or hesitating, check all wiring and connectors that lead to the cylinders i. There are potentially other symptoms as well. Checking the Throttle Position Sensor signals using a scanner. Break the rear lugs loose. If the code comes back you may have to replace the Electric Throttle Control Actuator Motor to repair the problem. All 97-00 and some 2001 4.