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Pulled codes tonight... what do I have?

Hey all,

I was at my buddys garage tonight, hooked up the scanner, and checked the codes... knew I had a charging problem, and otherwise, just wanted to know...

P0340 -- I know this is cam pos. related... and remember a thread posted here a while back about it being recalled... need to look into that. One thing I know for sure is that my truck is NOT going to the local ford garage if it's a dealer-only type deal, as in, they have to be the ones change it for the recall. I'll go to some other dealer, just NOT THEM. I won't mention any names, but you can see what town I'm from, and there's only one ford dealer.

P0541 -- Intake Air Heater related? I have removed the AIH for a boost gauge fitting...

P1105 -- Alt. fault, upper? I have dual alt's, as my truck has the amb. prep package... We put an analog meter/tester on the upper alt at the shop tonight, and it was fluctuating between the readings of "charging system-- OK -- Bad".

P1670 -- Electronic Feedback not detected? This one has me stumped. What the heck does this mean?

Thanks in advance for any feedback....

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bump.... anybody have anything???

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if i were you i would clear all those codes , and drive it , the inake air heater code i wouldnt sweat , i would have the cam sensor changed , and then see what comes back

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The dealer just issued a recall on cam position sensors, thats why they are 21 bux now! hehe. take your old one in and swap it out!

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Thanks guys...

I did as you sugjested that night, cleared the codes, started up the truck, and all of them came back after 2 minutes, except the cam sensor code, and after driving it for a few days now, I'd not be surprised if it's back also.

What I'm most concerned with is the last one, P1670... the others are self-explanitory enough, but the last one has me confused...

New alt is ordered, don't care if the truck knows I pulled out the AIH, and I'll get the cam sensor taken care of, that maybe why my truck dies at an idle some times.... most inconvenient when driving... stop at a red light and it dies as I'm gonna take off... Grrrrr.

But that dang P1670 code has be wondering.... anyone know what it is?

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p1670 is a electronic feedback signal code from the idm to the pcm, everytime ive ever dealt with that code it ends up being a hassle and leads you know where , usually dont find anything , i dont think that its te reas you truck is cutting off at times , but if you want to test the circuitry for that code , there is a grey and white wire between the two modules , check the resistance of that wire , thats is the only wire on that circuit for that code

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0541 don't worry about it... you can override it by reconnecting the black wire since that code picks up the absence of a ground.

0340 I wouldn't worry about either. Just get a spare CPS and put it in the glove box. It's easy to fix and usually with a CPS issue you can nurse the truck several miles if need be. Plus it's a finicky sensor anyway...

1105 At least you knew which alternator to test. You could get by with that one faulting if you had to b/c of your dual setup, however if you're like me you want everything to be functional.

As far as the other one, I don't know - looks like scuffy already told you about that one.

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p1670 is a electronic feedback signal code from the idm to the pcm, everytime ive ever dealt with that code it ends up being a hassle and leads you know where , usually dont find anything , i dont think that its te reas you truck is cutting off at times , but if you want to test the circuitry for that code , there is a grey and white wire between the two modules , check the resistance of that wire , thats is the only wire on that circuit for that code

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Sorry, but what's the IDM? PCM was Powertrain Control Module, right? From your knolage, what kind of problems were associated with this code?

I suspect the stalling is related to the cam pos. sensor, and/or a fuse box issue I've been dealing with...

If I was gonna test the wire you mention, am I just trying to make sure the wire isn't broke, as in, continuity from one place to another, as in, gray/white at the IDM, and continuity at the same wire at the PCM?

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