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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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96 Ford Ranger 3.0l standard trans P1445 code. changed sensor

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96 Ford Ranger 3.0l standard trans P1445 code. changed sensor and vaccuum hoses and still no luck
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with Ford. The Ford Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: I've got a P1445 OBD code it went away after I changed the PF sensor and the Vacuum hoses my OBD2 tester showed a green light and no codes pending. that lasted for 20 miles P1445 code back in
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes, but Im kinda stumped at the moment... just reading thru the forums here to gleen some more info....
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: Changed out the Purge flow sensor, and vacuum hoses to it. also within the last 6 months I've changed out the Filler hose Charcoal canister, Purge Valve to get rid of an EVAP code
JA: Is there anything else the Ford Mechanic should be aware of about your Ford?
Customer: 225,000 miles and still running great except for this code 1445
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  HDGENE replied 1 year ago.
Hello, just checking you hanged the purge flow sensor and the purge valve as an assembly?