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I have an 06 crown Vic with a wrench light on. It came on

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just after the instrument cluster...
I have an 06 crown Vic with a wrench light on. It came on just after the instrument cluster faulted (going on and off intermittently). I got w rebuilt cluster and the problem still exists. Lights on, cooling fans on. Any suggestions?
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: Wrench light
JA: What is the model of your '06 Ford?
Customer: P71
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I replaced the cluster earlier with a rebuilt one and cleared the pcm. Ford dealer believed it was a wiring issue because he pulled about 5 codes related to the cluster
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Is it safe to drive?
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: Jared D, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago
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Hi,

I have a fleet of about 300 Crown Victorias. Let me see if I can help.

So at this point the only code that you are getting from the computer is p0071?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I'm not getting that code, I'm getting codes ranging from the vehicle speed sensor to the transmission oil temp sensor, 5 in total if I recall correctly. It causes the cooling fan to kick on, I'm assuming because the transmission thinks it's overheating
Ford Mechanic: Jared D, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

If I have those code numbers I could get an idea of where the vehicle is detecting the fault. We see the wrench light on for hundreds of reasons, so the light alone doesn't tell us much.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I'm assuming they would have been p1711, 1713, 1714 and a few more related to speed sensors
Ford Mechanic: Jared D, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

Those 3 codes are transmission codes. They usually indicate a transmission or valve body failure.

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Ford Mechanic: Jared D, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

Hi, do you still need help with this?

If not, please don't forget to rate.

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