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Most Common Ford Error Codes - What They Mean & How To Avoid Them

Most Common Ford Error Codes - What They Mean & How To Avoid Them

Driving your Ford is usually a smooth experience, but every now and then, your car's onboard computer system may decide to communicate with you in a language you didn't quite learn in driving school. These messages often come in the form of error codes, a cryptic sequence that seems to have emerged from the depths of your vehicle's soul. Gear up and join us as we unveil the secrets behind them. P0171 & P0174 - System Too Lean When your Ford displays the P0171 and P0174 error codes, it's trying to tell you that your engine is running too lean. This means there's an imbalance in the air-to-fuel mixture, with too much air and not enough fuel. The culprits behind this code could include vacuum leaks, a malfunctioning mass airflow sensor, or a clogged fuel filter. P0300 - Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire Imagine your engine as a well-choreographed dance, with each cylinder taking its turn to fire and propel your car forward. A P ... read more

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