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PO542 KEEPS COMING UP.WHERE IS IT AND HOW CAN I FIX IT. 2000…

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COD PO542 KEEPS COMING...

COD PO542 KEEPS COMING UP.WHERE IS IT AND HOW CAN I FIX IT

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

2000 F350 POWEWER 7.3

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F350 yourself? What have you tried so far?

YES JUST CLEAREWD TRHE CODS

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I run a edge programer

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Hello, I am Randall. Most of the time when that code is set? it refers to the manifold air intake heater, I suspect the hear has failed. Not too difficult to change, I have attached a couple files. One is a full description and the other is a repair file. Its does not hurt anything to drive, It is only there to control idle smoke on long idle durations, Here are the file links below

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