Ford Transit Courier: P0171 and P0174 Diagnosis

P0171 and P0174 both indicate that there is a lean condition present in your Ford Transit Courier.  By themselves, these are some of the most common OBD2 codes.   When they appear together, it indicates that the entire engine is running lean. Definition Both of these codes are generic, which means they have the same … Read more

Ford Transit Courier:  Clutch Slipping → Diagnosis

Your Ford Transit Courier’s clutch provides a direct connection between the engine and transmission.  Without it, it can’t move at all. This connection requires a tremendous amount of pressure.  This guide is intended to help you determine why your clutch is slipping on the flywheel. Note:  This article is for manual cars only.  Here’s the … Read more

Ford Transit Courier:  Hard Shift Diagnosis

One of the most common automatic transmission problems is shifting hard.  If your Ford Transit Courier has a hard shifting transmission is not only can be uncomfortable to drive, it can be a sign of some serious problems.   Transmission Shifting Hard Diagnosis:  Ford Transit Courier Here is a list of practical things that most … Read more

Ford Transit Courier:  Bad ECM → Symptoms + Diagnosis

Your Ford Transit Courier’s ECM (Engine Control Module) is its brain.  Just like a human’s brain, your Transit Courier can’t function without it. It is sometimes referred to as the ECU or PCM.  It’s all the same thing. The ECM controls and directs your entire drivetrain (unless there is a serrate transmission controller). When an … Read more