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P1709 – 1997_FORD_F150

Code : P1709
Make : 1997_FORD_F150
Description : P1709 1997 FORD F150 Park or Neutral Position Switch Out of Self-Test Range
Possible causes :
– Faulty Park or Neutral Position (PNP) or Clutch Pedal Position (CPP) switch
– PNP/CPP circuit harness is open or shorted
– PNP/CPP circuit poor electrical connection
– Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
Solutions :
– Carry out a Reset via CarDiag
– Choose a better quality fuel
– Check that the tank cap is securely closed
– Check the oil level and add more if it is lower than MAX
– Restart an Automatic diagnostic via CarDiag
– If the fault persists, you can check the “Possible causes” listed above : visually inspect (by yourself (tutorials to come) or by a professional) the wiring harness and the associated connectors, check for damaged components, and look for broken, bent, pushed, or corroded connector pins.

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