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P1383 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for March 2006

Variable Cam Timing Over-Retarded (Cylinder Bank 1)


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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P1383
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP1135W
OK, P1383 - Variable Cam Timing over-retarded. Ive been thru mitchell and the snap on scanner trouble shooter 4 times each. Every test it good. Vehicle will not idle and is running very bad. I thought the VCT soleniod was sticking and causing EGR gases to ente...
March 11, 2006
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP1135W
OK, P1383 - Variable Cam Timing over-retarded. Ive been thru mitchell and the snap on scanner trouble shooter 4 times each. Every test it good. Vehicle will not idle and is running very bad. I thought the VCT soleniod was sticking and causing EGR gases to ente...
March 13, 2006
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP1135W
OK, P1383 - Variable Cam Timing over-retarded. Ive been thru mitchell and the snap on scanner trouble shooter 4 times each. Every test it good. Vehicle will not idle and is running very bad. I thought the VCT soleniod was sticking and causing EGR gases to ente...
March 11, 2006
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP1135W
OK, P1383 - Variable Cam Timing over-retarded. Ive been thru mitchell and the snap on scanner trouble shooter 4 times each. Every test it good. Vehicle will not idle and is running very bad. I thought the VCT soleniod was sticking and causing EGR gases to ente...
March 13, 2006