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P1381 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for January 2005

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P1381
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP1137W
P1381: Variable Cam Timing Over-Advanced (Cylinder Bank 1). ... MIL on and a hard P1381 code. Resistance on the sol. is in specs. Tailpipe emissions are good. Pulled the valve cover and manually turned the cam against the advance mechanism, seems to rotate fine. But doesn't snap back when released. The red brick sugges...
January 25, 2005
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP1137W
P1381: Variable Cam Timing Over-Advanced (Cylinder Bank 1). ... MIL on and a hard P1381 code. Resistance on the sol. is in specs. Tailpipe emissions are good. Pulled the valve cover and manually turned the cam against the advance mechanism, seems to rotate fine. But doesn't snap back when released. The red brick sugges...
January 28, 2005
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP1137W
P1381: Variable Cam Timing Over-Advanced (Cylinder Bank 1). ... MIL on and a hard P1381 code. Resistance on the sol. is in specs. Tailpipe emissions are good. Pulled the valve cover and manually turned the cam against the advance mechanism, seems to rotate fine. But doesn't snap back when released. The red brick sugges...
January 25, 2005
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP1137W
P1381: Variable Cam Timing Over-Advanced (Cylinder Bank 1). ... MIL on and a hard P1381 code. Resistance on the sol. is in specs. Tailpipe emissions are good. Pulled the valve cover and manually turned the cam against the advance mechanism, seems to rotate fine. But doesn't snap back when released. The red brick sugges...
January 28, 2005