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P1406 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for February 2011

EGR Valve Pintle Position Circuit Malfunction

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P1406
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Long crank VIN: 1FMYU04152
P1406: DPFE downstream hose off or plugged. This Escape has an intermittant long crank.The fuel pressure is 60 psi and will hold for hours. The spark plugs are new and the maf and throttle body are clean. The IAC valve seems to be working, I can control it with the scanner and it reads exactly what the ...
February 17, 2011
1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L MIL Lamp on, stuck in 3rd gear VIN: 1G3AJ85M8T
P1406: EGR Valve Pintle Position Circuit Malfunction. Vehicle blows 10 amp in the glove box that powers up transmission shift solinoids, egr valve, o2 sensor heater, evap purge valve. It has blown this fuse 6 times in about a year, it seemed to be worse when it was fridged cold when they would first start it. I h...
February 17, 2011