How to Change DPFE Sensor on a Ford Explorer Sport Trac Check Engine Light EGR
Our local shop wanted $381 to do this job and I have read online that some Ford dealerships charge upwards of $600. Total cost for me was $38 for the part, and about 5 minutes of easy labor. The part changed was a DPFE sensor, which effects Exhaust recirculation.. It was malfunctioning, so our check engine light would not go off. We were getting a light error code. P1400
How To Clean A Ford MAF Sensor - Simple & Effective
Cleaning a Ford mass air flow sensor. This procedure should work on most
Ranger Mustang Taurus F150
etc. from the 1990's and 2000's. After doing this, my truck performed much
better. Smoother running, and more responsive. I used paint thinner and
denatured alcohol with a cotton swab.
Ford Explorer 4X4 Front Hub & Bearing Repair
This is the only Hub and Bearing I Recommend- (check fitment guide for your
This is the Blue Loctite I use in the video-
In this video I go over replacing the front hub and bearing on the Ford
Explorer line of vehicles from start to finish. This bearing is common for
abs codes but more common for a grinding and or humming noise.
Hub and bearing 15mm bolts- 90ft lbs
Caliper bracket- 125ft lbs
Axle Nut- 185ft lbs
Lug Nuts- 100ft lbs
Clear check engine light for less than 5 dollars
More Tutorials on my CHANNEL: http://www.youtube.com/user/moccina
*This video is an EXPERIMENT I wanted to try on my car, and is for
INFORMATIONAL purposes ONLY. This fix is for off-road use. The content
shown in this video is not intended to encourage emissions test cheating.
I enjoy the process of testing theory because you always learn something
new, regardless of the outcome.
Using a spark plug defouler kit, I install a "buffer" in between the
downstream oxygen sensor and the catalytic converter. Quite often,
frustrated car owners get the P0420 code for reasons other than a bad cat.
I have heard of people getting the code just because they removed the
converter and reinstalled it. It can also happen if you run your vehicle
out of gas etc... etc...
It is also common for car owners to get the P0420 code, replace the
converter, and both o2 sensors-- only to have the code come back after 1000
miles or so. This can be a very frustrating, time consuming and of
course-- expensive venture. Here is one way to resolve the issue. Good
luck and have fun!