Code P1518: Inlet Manifold Runner Control Stuck Open (Ford) - The Mustang Source - Ford Mustang Forums
Go Back   The Mustang Source - Ford Mustang Forums > Mustang by Model Year > SN95 Mustang
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search

SN95 Mustang 1994-2004 Mustangs

Code P1518: Inlet Manifold Runner Control Stuck Open (Ford)

Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 2/6/12, 04:39 PM   #1
V6 Member
 
allthefreakypeople's Avatar
 
Dave

Join Date: October 20, 2011
Location: Hartford, CT
Posts: 88
Code P1518: Inlet Manifold Runner Control Stuck Open (Ford)

Hi all,

Let me begin by saying that I'm not very auto savy- the bulk of my toolbox consists of my AAA card and my VISA. I feel bad that I only come here with questions and have very few answers.

That being said, the check engine light in my 2001 Mustang came on a few weeks ago and I had the code read at Advance Auto Parts. It's code P1518: "Inlet Manifold Runner Control Stuck Open (Ford)". There's been no noticeable difference in my ride/performance. I took it to my auto shop over the weekend and the mechanic told me that these 3.8L V6 Mustangs are notorious for this problem. The shop did their diagnostic, "3-step fuel system service" and reset the check engine light. Told me to drive it hoping that it would not come back on, but that its most likely going to need a IMRC and possible intake manifold if the throttle plate is stuck open. I think this is unrelated, but they told me I also have an exhaust manifold leak.

Since I'm not familiar with doing any of my own repairs, I guess I'm writing just to see if any of you have had this problem and what the outcome was. I'd like to know what I'm up against.
allthefreakypeople is offline   Reply With Quote
Join The Mustang Source

Join TheMustangSource.com Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you a Ford Mustang fan? If so we invite you to join our community and see what it has to offer. Our site is specifically designed for you and it's a great place for Ford Mustang Fans to meet online.
Once you join you'll be able to post messages, upload pictures of your stang, and have a great time with other Ford Mustang fans. Whether your an old timer or just bought your Mustang you'll find that TheMustangSource.com is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally free!

Join TheMustangSource.com Today! - Click Here JOIN FOR FREE


-->
 
 
 
Reply

Tags
control, intake, manifold, p1518, runner

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:47 PM.

Sponsors
MotM Winners
December 2012 MotM Winner November 2012 MotM Winner September 2012 MotM Winner August 2012 MotM Winner



2010, The Mustang Source


Clubs, Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.