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P1383 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for July 2006

Variable Cam Timing Over-Retarded (Cylinder Bank 1)

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P1383
Help Request Posted
1998 Ford Contour 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on
... check engine lamp on and very rough idle. scanned codes -- p1380,p1381,p1383 -- cleared codes- koeo test the p1380-check solenoid with vantage--solenoid was shorted to ground. easy enough--replaced the vtc solenoid--now he...
July 19, 2006