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P1383 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for June 2010

Variable Cam Timing Over-Retarded (Cylinder Bank 1)

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1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM6536X
... idler pullys busted. Installed new timimg belt kit as per info sheet provided by gates, car will not idle sets mil code p1383,have rechecked timing marks, belt tension,oil level with no change. Car will run at very high rpm some what. Nothing below 3000 rp...
June 01, 2010