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Exhaust fluid system fault. And code P04e3. My def is full.

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Exhaust fluid system fault...

Exhaust fluid system fault. And code P04e3. My def is full

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? How has your mileage been lately?

15k 2016 6.7 diesel

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '16 Ford?

F250 platinum

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F250 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes trying to. I had it deleted. I returned back to stock to trade in for an 18 f250

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

I have Ezlynk still that can be hooked up. That’s how I got P04e3

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Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago
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Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

Are you trying to correct the Code P04E3 on your 6.7?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Truck won’t drive. Well 2mph maybe.
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

Is this the only code your getting?

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Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

The common cause for this code to set is in most cases due to a failing Crankcase Ventilation Control Valve. You can test it by clearing the fault code and then cycle the key on and unplug the control valve and jumper the two wire at the connector together. If the new code P04E2 resets then the control valve is the cause. See its location in the link below.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/kup7jtb0xonrk2j/Crank%20valve%20Mar%2020.pdf?dl=0

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Other then exhaust system fluid fault
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

The common cause for this code to set is in most cases due to a failing Crankcase Ventilation Control Valve. You can test it by clearing the fault code and then cycle the key on and unplug the control valve and jumper the two wire at the connector together. If the new code P04E2 resets then the control valve is the cause. See its location in the link below.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/kup7jtb0xonrk2j/Crank%20valve%20Mar%2020.pdf?dl=0

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I’ll go try.
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Does that have anything to do with the exhaust system
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

No It will not affect the exhaust system at all.

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Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

Lets deal with the fault code first and see if we can get it resolved.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
The exhaust is why it won’t drive I think
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

Well, lets see if you can get this code resolved and then see if it will then drive. since this is the only code it needs to be addressed first.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Can’t find it. Behind alternator. How many wires
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

Its a two wire connector and it should be right where its shown in the diagram I posted for you.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Ok. I think it’s right by water inlet I unplug it. Two wire
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

Yes just above the alternator as well. One connector and 2 wires.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I think that was engine coolant sensor
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

Look at the diagram again, if you enlarge it you will get a better view of the location.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I have. Does it go into the engine block. There’s one other one but three wires.
I don’t see anything else
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

It goes into the crankcase ventilation system. This is the only picture Ford offers and it should be right where its shown.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
There’s a sensor wire going into inter cooler pipe
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

Okay I just took a look at the connector and its has 3 wires. See the link below. I have marked the wires that you need to jump.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/mdypjav1p1ci2b5/Connector%20Mar%2020.pdf?dl=0

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
K I’m on it.
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

No hurry. Compare the connector with the one you have to be sure you get the right one.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
That’s the only one around with three wires. Black
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Hard to get to
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

That should be it.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
K got it jumped
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

Okay now clear the old code and cycle the key and see if the new code P04E2 resets. If it dose then you are going to need to replace the sensor.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Got same code E3 And p0192
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

I show no listing for a P0192 code on the 6.7. I have to wonder if you have the right connector. Hard to tell from here. Be sure you install the jumper first and then clear the code , once the code is cleared then cycle the key on and then recheck the code.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
P0193 code.
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

I have no listing for a code P0193 as well.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I really don’t care about this code. I need exhaust fluid problems fixed so i can drive it.
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

Are you getting good flow out of the exhaust?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I dont know. I took if off in January and put back on Saturday. Only 15k miles on truck
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

Okay, so what makes you think you have an exhaust problem?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Engine idled -see manual
Exhaust fluid system fault. On dash.
Truck won’t move
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

Well without knowing the actual fault code I can not provide a fix. I can open this back up for you and perhaps someone else will have something to add.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Ok. I deleted it then put everything back on. Now problems. Post to trade it Thursday with an out of town dealer.
Sucks it won’t move
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

Well, I'm out of ideas on this one. Ill open it back up for you. Unless the exhaust is totally restricted it should not keep the truck from moving.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
K thanks. It’s new really.
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Hey Ron.
Can you credit me back the $26 to my CC that was for the phone call that we didn't do.
I'm going to put the delete kit back on. The emissions are a joke
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