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01 V6 3.8l P1518 Intake Manifold Runner Control fault - Stuck Open

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Old 01-09-2013, 11:16 PM   #1
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Lightbulb 01 V6 3.8l P1518 Intake Manifold Runner Control fault - Stuck Open

i just got this car and it giving me this code P1518 P1518 Intake Manifold Runner Control fault - Stuck Open

what can i do or what do i need to buy to get this fixed

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Old 01-10-2013, 06:49 AM   #2
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If Im not mistaken that takes some work to fix. You can drive it with it like that. Basically you wont have as good a 'pull' from the engine at low end as you should since it's stuck open..probably on both sides of the intake. Unless you like to race people I would let it go. IF that's what I think it is from reading online.

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Old 01-17-2013, 11:17 PM   #3
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thank you !!!!! i need to take it to a mechanic asap !
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Old 01-18-2013, 11:13 AM   #4
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Like Daehawk said, unless you race......... or live up a really steep mountain, save your money. Not that big of a deal. At least it's stuck OPEN lol.

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Old 03-23-2013, 09:01 PM   #5
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i too had this come up on my car and it was little plastic clips called runner secondary clips that are on the module i actually instead of buying these expensive clips from ford bought some vacume clips same thing
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