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Intermittent rough idle, replaced fuel filter to no avail.

Customer Question

intermittent rough idle, replaced fuel filter to no avail. check engine light came on. P0230 and P0153 fault cases are showing.
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: stays on. 2004 ford escape v6
JA: Are you fixing your Escape yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: just tried the fuel filter. not an expert but have been around engines somewhat
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: nope
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Dan replied 8 months ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 8 months ago.

I can send you the repair procedures to diagnose these codes from the service manual if you want.

Expert:  Dan replied 7 months ago.

You need to start with replacing the front oxygen sensor, this could cause a rough idle.

Expert:  Dan replied 7 months ago.

Hello again Dan here,

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This question is coming up on 7 days which means it will time out and close.

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