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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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Code p1409 replaced everything but valve stillthere, p1409

Customer Question

code p1409 replaced everything but valve stillthere
JA: Just to clarify, what's the exact code? And have you tried to reset it?
Customer: p1409 yes
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2001 escape 6 cyl
JA: Are you fixing your Escape yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: replaced everything but valve
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  david craig replied 2 months ago.

Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site. what have you replaced ?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
replaced hoses solenoid and sensor
Expert:  david craig replied 2 months ago.

ok. did you happen to check that the sensor was getting the correct voltage before you replaced it?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
no
Expert:  david craig replied 2 months ago.

the very first thing yiou should have done is turn the key on. engine off. and check the sensors connector has between 4 and 6 vdc.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
has voltage
Expert:  david craig replied 2 months ago.

ok.

Expert:  david craig replied 2 months ago.

I know you replaced the sensor but if it has voltage then the service manual says to replace it. I will send you the rest of the procedure.

Expert:  david craig replied 2 months ago.
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
ok
Expert:  david craig replied 2 months ago.

just do the steps that you can. obviously the ones that require a scan tool you wont be able to do, but if you do waht you can, I am sure you will find a problem.

Expert:  david craig replied 2 months ago.

hows it going?