Ford Crown Victoria Transmission Overheating: Symptoms + Causes

Overheating is the worst thing that can happen to your Ford Crown Victoria’s transmission.  An overheating transmission will drastically shorten its service life.  If you suspect that your transmission is overheating, doing something about it now can keep you from an expensive transmission repair later.  Low transmission fluid is the number one cause of an … Read more Ford Crown Victoria Transmission Overheating: Symptoms + Causes

Ford Crown Victoria Radiator Leaking:  Symptoms + Diagnosis

  Your Ford Crown Victoria’s cooling system passes antifreeze throughout its engine.  The main parts of the system are the thermostat, radiator, water pump, coolant itself, and the hoses.  If any of these parts go bad, you may experience radiator a leak.  A radiator leak is very common.  You should notice the leak directly under … Read more Ford Crown Victoria Radiator Leaking:  Symptoms + Diagnosis

Ford Crown Victoria Bad Starter → Symptoms & Diagnosis

  One of the most common problems that can occur in the life of a vehicle is a bad starter, that includes the Ford Crown Victoria.  It is important to determine whether or not it’s a bad starter that is keeping the vehicle from turning over. If your Crown Victoria is not starting, don’t assume … Read more Ford Crown Victoria Bad Starter → Symptoms & Diagnosis

Ford Crown Victoria: P0720 → OSS Circuit → Malfunction

P0720 is a generic OBD II trouble code, which means that it has the same meaning for your Ford Crown Victoria as it would any other vehicle.  It indicates that your Crown Victoria’s OSS (Output Shaft Speed Sensor) is reporting a malfunction. It’s typically caused by a bad OSS, or a wiring problem. The OSS … Read more Ford Crown Victoria: P0720 → OSS Circuit → Malfunction

Ford Crown Victoria P0520: Oil Pressure Switch/Sensor → Circuit

  P0520 is a common OBD2 trouble code.  It’s generic, which means that it has the same meaning for the Ford Crown Victoria as it would any other vehicle.  P0520 indicates that the oil pressure sensor is operating outside of its normal “range”.  It is typically caused by a bad oil pressure sensor switch or … Read more Ford Crown Victoria P0520: Oil Pressure Switch/Sensor → Circuit

Ford Crown Victoria P0108:  MAP Barometric Sensor → High Input 

  P0108 is a generic OBD-II trouble code.  It indicates your Ford Crown Victoria’s MAP (manifold absolute pressure) sensor’s voltage reading is outside of the normal operating range.  The voltage is too high.  It’s most commonly caused by a bad MAP sensor, wiring issue, or vacuum leak. The MAP sensor measures the air pressure coming … Read more Ford Crown Victoria P0108:  MAP Barometric Sensor → High Input 

Ford Crown Victoria P0443: EVAP System Purge Control Valve Circuit – Malfunction

P0443 is a very common OBD2 code.  It’s generic, which means that it has the same meaning for the Ford Crown Victoria as it would for any other vehicle.  If your Crown Victoria has this code, it is indicating the EVAP purge control valve circuit is malfunctioning..  This is typically caused by a short in … Read more Ford Crown Victoria P0443: EVAP System Purge Control Valve Circuit – Malfunction

Ford Crown Victoria P0521: Oil Pressure Sensor Switch → Performance/Range

P0521 is an OBD2 diagnostic code that is triggered when your Ford Crown Victoria detects that the value being sent from the oil pressure sensor is out of its normal operating range. It is typically caused by a bad oil pressure sensor or an issue with the oil system, and should be diagnosed and fixed … Read more Ford Crown Victoria P0521: Oil Pressure Sensor Switch → Performance/Range