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P1381 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for January 2006

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P1381
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6537W
P1381: Variable Cam Timing Over-Advanced (Cylinder Bank 1). car starts and idles fine, most of the time it runs smooth. Once and awhile from stop on slow acceleration engine will start bucking if you let of and get on gas will still buck if you leave foot on gas it just bucks. Nothing you can do to make it stop except ...
January 10, 2006