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2002 ford taurus: V6..DOHC..P1506 & said vehicle speed sensor

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Have 2002 ford taurus...
Have 2002 ford taurus V6 DOHC engine light on. Code showed P1506 & said vehicle speed sensor. Need to know if need to replace or clean & where it is, Etc. Please help with any and all info. needed, like where to get one
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Ford Mechanic: Kyle, Ford Technician replied 8 years ago
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Hello and thank you for asking your question on just answer. Based on the code provided there is a problem with the Idle Air Control Valve (IAC Valve). You can test this by checking the IAC Valve hoses for damage or restrictions, and also disconnect the IAC Valve connector with the engine running and check to see if the idle changes. If the idle doesn't chenge, then the problem is either the wiring or most likely the IAC Valve itself. You can purchase this valve at most auto parts stores or any Ford Dealership. I hope this helps you with your repair.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
where is it located?
Customer reply replied 8 years ago
need to know location of Idle Air control valve
Ford Mechanic: Kyle, Ford Technician replied 8 years ago
I have posted some pictures below. It is located on the intake manifold just after the throttle body.


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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
thanks
Ford Mechanic: Kyle, Ford Technician replied 8 years ago
No problem, glad I could be of service.

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