2005 Ford F-150 5.4L P2195 P2196

2005 Ford F150

Ford F-150 On the 2005 Ford F-150 with the 5.4L engine, P2195 and P2196 are stating that both banks are running “lean”. There are a few different things that can cause this issue. First- check the Fuel Filter. Remove the filter and try to blow through it. Any resistance and the Fuel Filter will need to be replaced. If the fuel filter is ok, a fuel pressure reading should be taken to ensure the fuel pump is working at normal capacity. Correct fuel pressure for this vehicle is: Key-On/Engine-Off: 35-45…

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2012 Buick Enclave Air Temp Actuator

2012 Buick Enclave

Buick Enclave On the 2012 Buick Enclave, when the air temp output is only correct on one side the dash, this is more commonly due to a faulty Air Temp Actuator (aka “Blend Door Actuator”). These are actually very common GM fail items. The driver’s side actuator is located behind the driver’s side/center of the dash (just to the right and above the accelerator pedal). To gain access, remove the driver’s side lower insulator panel. Once inside, inspect the electrical connector and wire harness for any loose, broken or damaged…

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2016 Lincoln MKX Rotten Egg Smell

Lincoln MKX On the 2016 Lincoln MKX, The smell of rotten eggs inside the vehicle “can” be the sign of a failing converter. However, there are a few other things that can cause this issue as well. Many times the “type” or “brand” of fuel you are using can play a role. Try using a higher octane fuel from a different source than what you usually use. Stick to a reputable brand name like, Shell, Exxon, Mobile, etc. If this does not help the smell, make sure the engine is…

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