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So my CEL is on and also when the password is check out it provides Intake Manifold Sensor grounding open....Anyone have any type of suggestions or thoughts? Help? I"m lost and also I haven"t seen anything in the search that gives info.

P1518 intake manifold runner control stuck open up (bank 1) that is the code my 2003 ford focus svt ran this weekend? any type of suggestions top top what to do?
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Get a new IMRC or you might fix it by rebuilding it, happend to me just gained a brand-new one from C-f-m great buy. Her just better off by gaining a new one. Look at it up on the forum and also you"ll find some an excellent stuff ~ above the subject. An excellent luck!
it may be that the stock plastic lever broke. Have a friend assist you, due to the fact that youll need them to turn the automobile on. That may also be useful to pull the air box to check out it better.The lever will be in the input manifold right listed below the TB. The will have a cable attached come it. It will rotate respond to clockwise in ~ startup. If the IRMC (a motor sitting behind the headlight that pulls the cable) doesnt traction on this in ~ startup, there is your problem. However, if the flaps space stuck in the lengthy runner position (pulled on by the IMRC) then perhaps a new lower IM may be needed.If the cable is nolonger attached to the bar on the IM, a replacement have the right to be purchased from CFM that is billet and also not plastic.
If it"s throw a password it"s a negative IMRC, if the lever breaks friend don"t obtain a code.We have actually the new IMRC in stock because that $186.00 add to shipping.The just time I"ve actually heard the the door in the intake gaining physically stuck was from a person jamming it once installing a new lever and even his popped loosened after a couple days the driving.-Steve
Getting ready to download my stock replacement from Steve at Tousley tonight. I replaced the cowl plastic pieces and the hood blanket as well. The engine just looks brand new!!Nate
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To take my thread ago from the hijacker....AHEM clifftopher jk. Present codes, the P1518 and also P1246- I understand the first means I should replace/clean the IMRC (Should I also bother attempting come clean the or would it be far better to just replace?) however what is the second one? It states it needs to do through the alternator, "load was above or below expected values...Probable causes Open or shorted electrical conditions, faulty voltage regulator, generator belt loose...." space they two related? Or carry out I have actually two problems?
To take my thread ago from the hijacker....AHEM clifftopher jk. Current codes, the P1518 and also P1246- I recognize the an initial means I have to replace/clean the IMRC (Should I even bother attempting come clean that or would it be much better to just replace?) however what is the 2nd one? It claims it has to do v the alternator, "load was above or listed below expected values...Probable causes Open or shorted electric conditions, faulty voltage regulator, generator belt loose...." room they 2 related? Or perform I have two problems?
Check the wiring pigtail going into the alternator, check the battery terminals and maybe have the charging mechanism tested.Fixing the IMRC is a band-aid, it will fail completely at part point.
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P1246I"m finding that this is commonly a reason from the inline fuse blow on the alternator wire.It could also be the alternator pig tail and the ECU isn"t gaining a analysis from one of the wires. Signal or Return (3 cable plug - typical failure)
This is the second time i have heard someone say his mine 04 SVT did not have actually an inline fuse in the key harness as soon as i go the updated pigtail resolve I traction the wiring earlier 18 inches and there was no an inline fuse.

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This is the 2nd time i have heard who say his my 04 SVT walk not have actually an inline fuse in the main harness when i did the update pigtail solve I traction the wiring earlier 18 inches and there was not an inline fuse.
There IS one inline fuse. It"s a 175 amp and it"s about four inches from the starter and also ten inches from the alternator.It is no in the wiring going to the 3 wire connector.-Steve
Hi av got a 2003 st 170 n am acquiring code p1518 intake mani control stuck open bank1 confirm cable n it move on start up climate moves ago when it it s okay to about 6000 rpm some world told me if the happens that fine however am getting code up and also it"s no running rite it"s lost its power amount times it"s really negative n not far off undriveable can the cable quiet move even tho the unit is not functioning eny help would be Appreciated
From what I recognize it can still be grounding open even if the bar moves. In my instance I just had to change it and also a Ford dealer replaced the when unit for 5 hundred. Ns would try what was said earlier in this forum as under two hundred is much better than five hundredSent from mine Huawei-U8665 making use of Tapatalk 2
Although that price previously in this object was simply parts. If girlfriend aren"t act the occupational yourself five hundred for labor and parts together may be about rightSent from mine Huawei-U8665 making use of Tapatalk 2
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