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Beck Arnley
1993 Mercury Villager Throttle Position Sensor 6 Cyl 3.0L Beck Arnley

P311-061B5D1    158-0384  New

Qty:
$67.13
Beck Arnley Throttle Position Sensor
  • THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR
  • Beck/Arnley parts meet foreign nameplate OE specifications for form, fit and function. Our product specialists work with a network of global sourcing partners so you can install the right part with confidence.
Brand: Beck Arnley
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1993 - Mercury Villager V 6 Cyl 3.0L 182 -
Delphi
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis Throttle Position Sensor Delphi

P311-3951539    SS10387  New

CX-1488 , DY967 , 14039 , 200-1062 , 219093 , EC3025P , EC3025 , 319093 , 141280 , F4SZ9B989A , FE4025 , TH157 , 2132675 , 5S5115 , CX1488 , F4SZ 9B989-AA , 141-280 , F4SZ 9B989-A , TPS245 , F4SZ9B989AA , TH157T

Qty:
$36.80
Delphi Throttle Position Sensor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Designed digital output for maximum signal to noise ratio. Not impacted by temperature changes and provide robust, long-lasting sensor protection. Manufactured to meet or exceed OE requirements.
Brand: Delphi
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
1998 - Mercury Grand Marquis
Delphi
1997 Mercury Villager Throttle Position Sensor 6 Cyl 3.0L Delphi

P311-45E452D    SS10318  New

2262065F11 , TH186 , F6XZ 9B989-BA , 22620-65F2A , 2262065F20 , 141292 , 1F5Z9B989AA , 141-292 , 22620-65F20 , TPS450 , 2262065F2A , 220175 , TH186T , TPS0005 , DY-772 , 1F5Z 9B989-AA , 3526 , 158-0631 , 5S5167 , F6XZ9B989BA , 2132692 , 320175 , DY772 , TPS269 , EC3170

Qty:
$65.59
Delphi Throttle Position Sensor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Designed digital output for maximum signal to noise ratio. Not impacted by temperature changes and provide robust, long-lasting sensor protection. Manufactured to meet or exceed OE requirements.
Brand: Delphi
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1997 - Mercury Villager V 6 Cyl 3.0L 182 -
Standard Ignition
2003 Mercury Mountaineer Throttle Position Sensor Standard Ignition

P311-1169707    TH157  New

200-91062 , 7J7 , SS10387-11B1 , F8OF-9E928AA , 977-517 , 89054571 , 14039 , F8OZ-9B989AA , ZZM3-18-851 , F4SZ-9B989A , 38132 , F4SZ-9B989AA , 213-2675 , F4SF-9N989AA , 158-1249 , TPS245VC , 7233 , TPS245 , SS10387 , 2-99035 , F5SF-9B989AA , DY967 , F4SF-9B989AA , 71-7614 , 5S5115 , 601-0517 , EC3025 , 141-280

Qty:
$39.81
Standard Ignition Throttle Position Sensor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Product Attributes:
    • Connector Gender: Female
    • Connector Quantity: 1
    • Connector Type: Plug In
    • Terminal Gender: Male
    • Terminal Quantity: 3
    • Terminal Type: Blade Terminals
  • Our Throttle Position Sensors maintain specific installed outputs to match OE rather than adjustable consolidated designs. Circuits are printed on flexible polyimide film or ceramic-based substrates for excellent dimensional stability preventing electrical performance drift. Noble palladium/gold/platinum alloys provide low contact resistance for extended service life. Each TPS uses integral rotor bearings and return springs for easy installation. Each sensor undergoes rigorous end-of-line testing with thousands of data points to validate output voltages for optimum performance and trouble-free operation. Featuring the broadest sensor coverage in the market, we meet the service professionals needs with the highest quality product every time he opens the box. As a global manufacturer of emission components, complete quality control is maintained through the manufacturing process from componentry to finished product.
Brand: Standard Ignition
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2003 - Mercury Mountaineer
Standard Ignition
1991 Mercury Colony Park Throttle Position Sensor 8 Cyl 5.0L Standard Ignition

P311-252FBE9    TH18  New

71-7613 , E6AZ-9B989C , SS10398 , 141-217 , 7J1 , 5S5112 , EC3314 , 5S5114 , E8AZ-9B989A , 213-869 , CX1322 , 17119091 , 14023 , 71-7611 , TPS213 , 19187336 , 213-4382 , 2-9972 , 38062 , TPS252 , 12339060 , CX1133 , 141-250

Qty:
$45.96
Standard Ignition Throttle Position Sensor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Product Attributes:
    • Connector Gender: Male
    • Connector Quantity: 1
    • Connector Type: Plug In
    • Terminal Gender: Female
    • Terminal Quantity: 3
    • Terminal Type: Bullet
  • Our Throttle Position Sensors maintain specific installed outputs to match OE rather than adjustable consolidated designs. Circuits are printed on flexible polyimide film or ceramic-based substrates for excellent dimensional stability preventing electrical performance drift. Noble palladium/gold/platinum alloys provide low contact resistance for extended service life. Each TPS uses integral rotor bearings and return springs for easy installation. Each sensor undergoes rigorous end-of-line testing with thousands of data points to validate output voltages for optimum performance and trouble-free operation. Featuring the broadest sensor coverage in the market, we meet the service professionals needs with the highest quality product every time he opens the box. As a global manufacturer of emission components, complete quality control is maintained through the manufacturing process from componentry to finished product.
Brand: Standard Ignition
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1991 - Mercury Colony Park V 8 Cyl 5.0L 302 -
Standard Ignition
2002 Mercury Villager Throttle Position Sensor Standard Ignition

P311-080BCB5    TH186  New

22620-0S310 , F6XY 9B989 BA , SS10318 , TPS0005 , F6XZ-9B989BA , 141-292 , 213-2692 , SS10493 , TPS269 , EC3170 , TPS450 , 158-0631 , 22620-65F11 , F6XA 9B989 BA , 71-7668 , 89054588 , 22620-65F20 , 1F5Z 9B989-AA , 22620-65F2A , 5S5167 , 22620-65F21

Qty:
$68.85
Standard Ignition Throttle Position Sensor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • ; Genuine Intermotor Quality
  • Product Attributes:
    • Connector Gender: Female; Female
    • Connector Quantity: 2
    • Connector Type: Plug In
    • Terminal Gender: Male; Male
    • Terminal Quantity: 6
    • Terminal Type: Blade Terminals
  • Our Throttle Position Sensors maintain specific installed outputs to match OE rather than adjustable consolidated designs. Circuits are printed on flexible polyimide film or ceramic-based substrates for excellent dimensional stability preventing electrical performance drift. Noble palladium/gold/platinum alloys provide low contact resistance for extended service life. Each TPS uses integral rotor bearings and return springs for easy installation. Each sensor undergoes rigorous end-of-line testing with thousands of data points to validate output voltages for optimum performance and trouble-free operation. Featuring the broadest sensor coverage in the market, we meet the service professionals needs with the highest quality product every time he opens the box. As a global manufacturer of emission components, complete quality control is maintained through the manufacturing process from componentry to finished product.
Brand: Standard Ignition
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2002 - Mercury Villager
Standard Ignition
1999 Mercury Cougar Throttle Position Sensor 6 Cyl 2.5L Standard Ignition

P311-05A349A    TH198  New

F5RZ-9B989B , 71-7609 , 1F22-18-851A , AJ03-18-911 , 5S5109 , EC3171 , 200-1064 , 158-1253 , AJ03-18-911A , 14042 , F5RF-9B989BA , DY968 , F79Z9B989AA , 213-2698 , 7239 , 2-99048 , F5RZ-9B989BA , SS10476 , TPS246 , 89054594 , 200-91064 , TPS248 , 1F2218851 , 141-293 , 7J7 , 200-1062

Qty:
$34.99
Standard Ignition Throttle Position Sensor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Product Attributes:
    • Connector Gender: Female
    • Connector Quantity: 1
    • Connector Type: Plug In
    • Terminal Gender: Male
    • Terminal Quantity: 3
    • Terminal Type: Blade
  • Our Throttle Position Sensors maintain specific installed outputs to match OE rather than adjustable consolidated designs. Circuits are printed on flexible polyimide film or ceramic-based substrates for excellent dimensional stability preventing electrical performance drift. Noble palladium/gold/platinum alloys provide low contact resistance for extended service life. Each TPS uses integral rotor bearings and return springs for easy installation. Each sensor undergoes rigorous end-of-line testing with thousands of data points to validate output voltages for optimum performance and trouble-free operation. Featuring the broadest sensor coverage in the market, we meet the service professionals needs with the highest quality product every time he opens the box. As a global manufacturer of emission components, complete quality control is maintained through the manufacturing process from componentry to finished product.
Brand: Standard Ignition
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1999 - Mercury Cougar V 6 Cyl 2.5L 155 2450
Standard Ignition
2010 Mercury Mountaineer Throttle Position Sensor Standard Ignition

P311-5EAF0CC    TH381  New

DY1164 , DY1049 , 6L2Z 9B989-D , TPS4212 , GL2Z 9B989-A , DY1024 , TPS4224 , 5S9676 , 3L5Z-9B989AA , 6L2Z-9B989-A , EC3337

Qty:
$62.68
Standard Ignition Throttle Position Sensor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Product Attributes:
    • Connector Gender: Female
    • Connector Quantity: 1
    • Connector Type: Plug In
    • Terminal Gender: Male
    • Terminal Quantity: 4
    • Terminal Type: Blade Terminals
  • Integrated circuit (IC) effectively measures rotation of small magnet attached to throttle shaft and is calibrated to provide accurate, linear output characteristics. Undergoes automated testing to calibrate and electronically lock output voltage accuracy, linearity, and slope versus throttle angle. Custom elastomeric seal protects sensor from environmental under hood elements such as dust, vapor, and liquids. Featuring the broadest sensor coverage in the market, we meet the service professionals needs with the highest quality product every time they open the box?.
Brand: Standard Ignition
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2010 - Mercury Mountaineer
Standard Ignition
1987 Mercury Topaz Throttle Position Sensor 4 Cyl 2.3L Standard Ignition

P311-2BA4DD5    TH56  New

E8DZ-9B989A , 19164690 , TPS223 , 5S5142 , 12339048 , 141-257 , 213-881 , E8DE 9B989 AA , 213-4414 , SS10470 , TPS201 , 38072 , 71-7642 , E8DF 9B989 AA , EC1099

Qty:
$42.71
Standard Ignition Throttle Position Sensor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Product Attributes:
    • Connector Gender: Male
    • Connector Quantity: 1
    • Connector Type: Plug In
    • Terminal Gender: Female
    • Terminal Quantity: 3
    • Terminal Type: Bullet
  • Our Throttle Position Sensors maintain specific installed outputs to match OE rather than adjustable consolidated designs. Circuits are printed on flexible polyimide film or ceramic-based substrates for excellent dimensional stability preventing electrical performance drift. Noble palladium/gold/platinum alloys provide low contact resistance for extended service life. Each TPS uses integral rotor bearings and return springs for easy installation. Each sensor undergoes rigorous end-of-line testing with thousands of data points to validate output voltages for optimum performance and trouble-free operation. Featuring the broadest sensor coverage in the market, we meet the service professionals needs with the highest quality product every time he opens the box. As a global manufacturer of emission components, complete quality control is maintained through the manufacturing process from componentry to finished product.
Brand: Standard Ignition
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1987 - Mercury Topaz L 4 Cyl 2.3L 140 -
True Tech
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis Throttle Position Sensor True Tech

P311-23BBA49    TH157T  New

7J7 , SS10387 , 158-1249 , 38132 , TPS245 , SS10387-11B1 , 71-7614 , 5S5115 , 7233 , 89054571 , 601-0517 , 977-517 , TPS245VC , 2-99035 , 213-2675 , 200-91062 , 141-280 , 14039 , DY967

Qty:
$28.61
True Tech Throttle Position Sensor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Product Attributes:
    • Color: Black
    • Connector Gender: Female
    • Connector Quantity: 1
    • Connector Shape: Round
    • Connector Type: Plug In
    • Gaskets Included: No
    • Screws included: No
    • Terminal Gender: Male
    • Terminal Quantity: 3
    • Terminal Type: Blade Terminals
  • Made from quality components for dependability.
Brand: True Tech
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
1998 - Mercury Grand Marquis
True Tech
1987 Mercury Cougar Throttle Position Sensor 8 Cyl 5.0L True Tech

P311-48D1BB2    TH18T  New

17119091 , 141-217 , SS10398 , 19187336 , 71-7613 , 12339060 , 141-250 , CX1322 , 2-9972 , 71-7611 , 7J1 , TPS252 , 213-869 , CX1133 , 5S5112 , 213-4382 , TPS213 , 14023 , 5S5114 , 38062

Qty:
True Tech Throttle Position Sensor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Product Attributes:
    • Connector Gender: Male
    • Connector Quantity: 1
    • Connector Type: Plug In
    • Terminal Gender: Female
    • Terminal Quantity: 3
    • Terminal Type: Bullet
  • Made from quality components for dependability.
Brand: True Tech
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1987 - Mercury Cougar V 8 Cyl 5.0L 302 -
True Tech
2004 Mercury Sable Throttle Position Sensor True Tech

P311-1111F21    TH198T  New

200-91064 , 5S5109 , 89054594 , TPS248 , 2-99048 , 71-7609 , 141-293 , DY968 , TPS246 , 7J7 , SS10476 , 158-1253 , 213-2698 , 200-1064 , 14042 , 200-1062 , 7239

Qty:
$25.96
True Tech Throttle Position Sensor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Product Attributes:
    • Connector Gender: Female
    • Connector Type: Plug In
    • Terminal Gender: Male
    • Terminal Quantity: 3
  • Made from quality components for dependability.
Brand: True Tech
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2004 - Mercury Sable
Motorcraft
1988 Mercury Cougar Throttle Position Sensor 8 Cyl 5.0L Motorcraft

P311-58B63B7    W0133-1706396  New

Qty:
$184.48
Motorcraft Throttle Position Sensor
  • This Original Equipment Manufacturer part is the same part that was made & installed by the car manufacturer at the factory where the car was produced.
Brand: Motorcraft
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1988 - Mercury Cougar V 8 Cyl 5.0L 302 -
Dorman
1997 Mercury Cougar Throttle Position Sensor 8 Cyl 4.6L Dorman

P311-44848C3    W0133-1621933  New

Qty:
$48.95
Dorman Throttle Position Sensor
Brand: Dorman
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1997 - Mercury Cougar V 8 Cyl 4.6L 281 -
Motorcraft
2002 Mercury Grand Marquis Throttle Position Sensor Motorcraft

P311-2206F07    W0133-1621933  New

Qty:
$90.96
Motorcraft Throttle Position Sensor
  • This Original Equipment Manufacturer part is the same part that was made & installed by the car manufacturer at the factory where the car was produced.
Brand: Motorcraft
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2002 - Mercury Grand Marquis
Motorcraft
1997 Mercury Cougar Throttle Position Sensor 6 Cyl 3.8L Motorcraft

P311-253F74A    W0133-1706756  New

Qty:
$68.79
Motorcraft Throttle Position Sensor
  • This Original Equipment Manufacturer part is the same part that was made & installed by the car manufacturer at the factory where the car was produced.
Brand: Motorcraft
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1997 - Mercury Cougar V 6 Cyl 3.8L 232 -
Motorcraft
2001 Mercury Cougar Throttle Position Sensor 6 Cyl 2.5L Motorcraft

P311-0565F7D    W0133-1701312  New

Qty:
$27.91
Motorcraft Throttle Position Sensor
  • This Original Equipment Manufacturer part is the same part that was made & installed by the car manufacturer at the factory where the car was produced.
Brand: Motorcraft
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2001 - Mercury Cougar V 6 Cyl 2.5L 155 2450
Motorcraft
1998 Mercury Tracer Throttle Position Sensor Motorcraft

P311-1492E2C    W0133-1704077  New

Qty:
$44.45
Motorcraft Throttle Position Sensor
  • This Original Equipment Manufacturer part is the same part that was made & installed by the car manufacturer at the factory where the car was produced.
Brand: Motorcraft
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
1998 - Mercury Tracer
Motorcraft
2005 Mercury Mariner Throttle Position Sensor 4 Cyl 2.3L Motorcraft

P311-12F3E4D    W0133-1701568  New

Qty:
$44.44
Motorcraft Throttle Position Sensor
  • This Original Equipment Manufacturer part is the same part that was made & installed by the car manufacturer at the factory where the car was produced.
Brand: Motorcraft
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2005 - Mercury Mariner L 4 Cyl 2.3L 140 -
Motorcraft
2008 Mercury Mountaineer Throttle Position Sensor Motorcraft

P311-4899BF1    W0133-1897539  New

Qty:
$119.54
Motorcraft Throttle Position Sensor
  • This Original Equipment Manufacturer part is the same part that was made & installed by the car manufacturer at the factory where the car was produced.
Brand: Motorcraft
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2008 - Mercury Mountaineer

Latest Mercury Repair and Throttle Position Sensor Installation Advice

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1994 v6 3.8l Mercury Cougar stalling and quits

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Question From edsblkcat on 1994 v6 3.8l Mercury Cougar stalling and quits

I have a 1994 Mercury cougar 3.8l . I have replaced the thickfilm ignition module. The MAF.and plugs wires rotor and caps. But it stalls. And will not run. it will turn over but doesnt seems to get gas. pump works. It whirrs like normal when the keys is turned replaced the filter. But it might start in ten minutes or or a half hour or an hour it will idle for ever but once its driven it will stall but no telling when. I can drive the car it will just shut off. Disconnect the MAF it mmight start. Disconnect the battery wait ten it will start sometimes. somes it migth be an hour or before it starts.

It started running odd a year ago when I would drive down through a valley(summer time) and the air was decidedly cooler it would run bad, press the gas it would bog down let off the gas it would take off(replaced the MAf seemed to solved that.).

Response From Double J

Just a thought...

I have seen some that have a faulty camshaft position sensor (hall effect switch)....inside the distributor that can cause this type of concern.
Also could have a faulty crankshaft position sensor.

Response From dave284 Top Rated Answer

A bad throttle position sensor , water in the gas, even a speed sensor that and what Jim stated. I would start with having the trouble codes read if the check engine light came on, could save time and money

Solve the impossible!!!!!!!

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Question From redrover on Solve the impossible!!!!!!!

Hi everyone,
I have a 1990 Land Rover Range Rover with 3.9L v8 in desprete need of help. While driving everything would act normal until I hit about 1900 RPM's. Then the engine would hesistate and want to stop working dropping to a almost stall and by some miracle coughing back to life before dying out and comming back again. It's reached the point it doesn't matter if i floor it or just let it sit because its putzing at everything. I replaced everything that would normally cause this problem: throttle position sensor, idle stepper motor, and have cleaned and sanded all electrical connectors from the battery, starter, coil and distributor and ignition cables. I also ran fuel injector cleaner thru the system because you never know. My thinking is that if i fix or try fixing everything all at the same time normal running will be achieved. Yet no forward progress has been made. I'm pretty sure that the problem is electrical but I've exhusted all my ideas. Any and all advice is needed.
Thanks

Response From Tom Greenleaf

Just a direction to test out. Valve timing, vacuum leaks and exhaust restrictions. You've got some age on this pup so more comes into the mix than if newer. Good old testing with a vacuum gauge could be quite telling,

T

Response From redrover

thanks for a quick reply - ill be sure to try that and report back

Response From redrover

ok so heres the update. I did a bit more research and came to a few conclusions:
1) I have no idea what the proper vacuum pressure would be.
2)because of #1 I didn't check the vacuum system pressure.
3) my problems could be because of my distrubitor locking up. not entirely sure how this happens because it starts and drive. granted the hesitation and lost RPMs does point to fuel delivery something is telling me electrical still.

my source: http://www.rangerovers.net/repairdetails/misc.html#advance
the faults they give(stepper motor, TPS etc,) are what were replaced to solve this problem

I have a new distributor cap and ignition wires on the way. Should be in by wednesday (4/8/2009) or hopefully sooner!

Response From Tom Greenleaf Top Rated Answer

Just a tidbit on engine "actual" vacuum and testing:

At sea level manifold vacuum at idle runs about 18ish Hg (inches of Mercury) or perhaps a tad higher. If you put a gauge in line such that a device is not disabled you get the real reading. It can tell of uniform low vacuum meaning usually valve timing, bouncing needle can suggest valve issues and floating needle can mean leaks. It's a pretty good old phart way to tell basic engine situation and can tell of exhaust restrictions.

The reading at idle should be steady and with no load when RPMs are held at 2,000 + RPMs the reading should be the same. If lower it suggests exhaust restriction but not why or where.

Vacuum is being monitored by everything and engine/trans functions adjust accordingly. Low vacuum suggests engine is under load and adjustment for extra fuel, timing adjustments and what gear an automatic should be in get involved,

T

Response From redrover

Where would be the best spot to hook the gauge up to? Wouldn't it give the same readings if i put a T-splitter in and hooked it up there?

Response From Tom Greenleaf

Items directly on intake or low on throttle body are frequently true manifold vacuum. So should the hose to a vacuum booster or pcv but would take larger "T" to adapt in line.



There are assorments of these type tees at parts or hardware stores,

T

Response From redrover

4/7 update
Last night i went to advance auto to rent the vacuum tester. I never acually took it out of the box because the truck wouldn't start, as in, when the key was turned to start everything died as if it shorted out, however, it never did. I got so pissed off at it I returned the kit. Later that night with help from Dad, we managed to get the engine turning over. I was forced to stop the process because there was severe arcing and sparking coming from the negative terminal on the battery.

Goals for today was to go back to advance and get a new terminal clamp and drill a new ground on the frame after inspecting the wire.

Good news: My distributor cap and ignition wires came today! too bad its snowing and the truck is stuck at the end of the driveway.

The guy at advance did tell me a way to check to see if there was a leak at the plenum chamber. When the engine is running spray carb cleaner in the chamber and around the outside of the vacuum hoses. If there is an idle fluxuation then there is a leak somewhere.

Hoping for warm weather again, and would love any/all thoughts on this.
thanks

Response From redrover

4/7 update 2:

I replaced the distributor cap and all of the ignition cables except for the one from the distributor to the coil, only because I couldn't slide the rubber boot easily and was excited. I took it for a spin and it hicupped twice going up my street. Other than that it was back to normal running conditions. Tomarrow I'll be replacing the old coil cable with the new one and it should be fine.

Thanks for the help. Ill be back soon enough with another problem.

2005 merc sable cruise won't work

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Question From lfinley on 2005 merc sable cruise won't work

I have a 2005 Mercury Sable with 3.8 liter v-6 that has 83,000 miles. The cruise control has stopped working even though the cruise light comes on. The engine won't hold speed. I have checked the fuse and it is fine. What do you think?

Response From Discretesignals

That year didn't have the 3.8L. Check again. It's either 3.0L ohv or 3.0L DOHC.

Response From Discretesignals Top Rated Answer

There is a self test the cruise control system can perform when you enable it. The only problem is that you need a scan tool to monitor the throttle position sensor voltage to see if the voltage changes when the self test performs the pull test.

You may be able to find out if there are any sub system codes by doing the test though.

1. Start off by doing a visual inspection of the servo and components. Make sure the electrical connections are good and the cable is connected to the throttle cam.

2. Make sure the brake lamps are functional and not stuck on.

3. Start the self test:


SERVICE PROCEDURE Start by running speed control servo integrated self test diagnostics. The servo has integrated self test diagnostics which is a key tool in quickly and accurately diagnosing speed control system faults. Self test diagnostics are also the basis for starting speed control trouble shooting.

WARNING: This test is a Key On Engine Off (KOEO) test that is conducted only while parked with the parking brake fully engaged. Failure to follow these instructions may result in personal injury.

NOTE: This self-test is comprised of two parts. The first part is a static check of the speed control electronics module and system. The second part is a dynamic pull-test to check the actuator motor and gear mechanism.

NOTE: The module times out if each button is not pressed within 1 second of the previous button. If a module time out occurs (speed control lamp stops flashing part way through the test), the procedure must be re-initiated.

NOTE: On vehicles equipped with a manual transmission, the clutch pedal should not be depressed except for Escape/Mariner, which should be depressed, in order to correctly perform the self-test. On vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission, the transmission selector lever needs to be in the "P" position for the self test except for the Escape/Mariner which should be in "N".

NOTE: Review the following steps before carrying out the self-test diagnostic procedure.

1. Self Test Diagnostic Procedure - Static Test

a. Connect the Diagnostic Scan Tool (DST) to a power source that is not interrupted when the ignition switch changes positions. With the ignition switch in the RUN position, set the DST to monitor the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) throttle position PID while the speed control actuator carries out the self-test.

b. Enter self-test diagnostics by firmly pressing and holding the speed control OFF switch while quickly cycling the ignition switch from RUN-to-OFF-to-RUN, making sure the engine does not start and is not running.

c. The speed control indicator lamp on the instrument panel will flash once to indicate that the speed control module has entered the self test diagnostic mode. Release the OFF switch. If 5 flashes are displayed at this point, a speed control subsystem concern exists.

d. Then firmly press and release the remaining switches WITHIN 1 SECOND of each other in this sequence (On-Resume-CST-SET). The speed control indicator lamp flashes once after each of the buttons is successfully pressed.

NOTE: Monitor the PCM throttle position PID after the last button is pressed.

NOTE: There will be a slight delay from when the last button is pressed and the cluster lamp flashes diagnostic codes.

NOTE: If the self-test will not start or cannot be completed after multiple attempts, let us know.

d. A few seconds after the last button is pressed if there are any problems, the cruise control module will flash trouble codes. If the light flashes once that means the static test has passed. If it doesn't flash or flashes more than once, write down the number of times it flashed and let us know.

e. If the light flashes once, the test will continue and go into dynamic mode. In dynamic mode the module pulls the cruise control cable.

f. If the cable doesn't pull, let us know.

Response From lfinley

Sorry. My fault. It is a 3.0 liter. I also have 2 Windstars and got confused.