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E150 cargo van MY brake light goes on and off,the oil light…

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E150 cargo van MY brake light goes on and off,the oil light and Gage on and off gas light on and off.truck runs fine but no mileage indicator.what should i do

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the brake fluid? How's the level and when was it last changed?

All fluids checked and oil gas full

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Cargo?

2007

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Cargo yourself? What have you tried so far?

A mechanic told me that i need to change the censor in the gas tank,and we take it from there.i think there is a sort behind the mileage indicator because sometimes when i press on it the brake light goes off

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Auto Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago
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Sounds like you could be having a few problems, have you had the van canned for any codes? are you having any running issues? have you checked the brake fluid? have you checked oil level? have you checked oil pressure?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
My mechanic told me I need to change the sensors on the throttle so this is my first step order the part and change it. I hope is only that and does not cost me more money
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
what is your expert opinion
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
van runs fine
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
u can text me or e mail is fine phone call is out the question because of work it may take a while to get back
Auto Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

Sounds like its going to be a little more complicated than a throttle body sensor, Do you know what codes are in the computer?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
no i do not know much about engines
Auto Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

Did your mechanic tell you why its needs a throttle body sensor?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
no.he just told me that i need to replace that first so the engine light goes out
Auto Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

ok once that is replaced let me know what happens

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
that will be Saturday
Auto Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

ok ill be here

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Auto Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

hows it going?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
hi.The lights still go on .not so often
Auto Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

so whats exactly is going on now?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
when i drive the brake light goes on and beeps the oil light goes on and the Gage goes up and down the gas light goes on and the gas gage goes up down sometimes all together sometimes only the brake light.
Auto Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

have you had it scanned for codes since the repair

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
no
Auto Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

I would get it scanned and see what codes are in the system and that will help us know where to go next

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
ok
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