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Old 04-28-2012, 11:31   #1 (permalink)
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Got that code but it's seems to be running ok. It says it's "Exhaust Gas Recirculation Malfunction" which means what in English. Also the airbag light keeps blinking.
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OBD-II Trouble Code: P0401 Insufficient EGR Flow

What are the flashes on the air bag light? Count them to see what code it shows.
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Re: P0401 1996 Taurus Wagon

It flashes 12. 1,2 so it's 12 I assume.
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Mustang 1995 Air Bag Diagnostic Codes

Same as a Mustang code.
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Re: P0401 1996 Taurus Wagon

What did you find on the EGR?

Same Ford codes
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Re: P0401 1996 Taurus Wagon

EGR was a generic code... P0401. I'll just replace it annd see what happens..... had to do the same for my wife's minivan. Thanx for the air bag info.
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Re: P0401 1996 Taurus Wagon

Bert, I still have the DTC 12 code but it says I should have a 10a fuse when it has(and shows on the fusebox cover) a 5a. I'm guessing the 10a is for the Mustang. I don't have a voltmeter but I did remove the fuse and try to clean the blades. It still flashed the code. How would I fix that even if I knew that the voltage is low?
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You have to find where the drop in voltage is. You need a meter to test the system.
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I thinnk I have the EGR thing fixed but the airbag is still a problem. I replaced the fuse with a 10 amp and now it flashes 5-2 instead of 1-2 for about 4 times then it stays on. Any ideas?
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