Engine out of time

Discussion in '2005+ Mustang GT 4.6L Tech' started by tylers46, May 8, 2021.

  1. tylers46

    tylers46 Junior Member

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    So , i recently installed new timing chains, guides, tensioners and arms on my 05 gt , once i started it up it was stilling running out of time . Ive taken my timing cover off 3 times now to recheck that ive time the engine properly (all marks in line and can spin the crank by ratchet smoothly). im getting codes p0345, p0349 , p2197, and none of my driver side plugs are sparking. Ive been thinking i need a new harness but dont want to spend $400 and not fix the problem. please help
     
  2. 07 Boss

    07 Boss Senior Member

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    Have you pulled your VCT solenoids for inspection?

    Sounds weird but have you had your alternator checked recently? Not for voltage but a diode test? Weird voltage fluctuations effect cam position codes sometimes.

    I would also check wiring. The whole drivers side ignition being out is probably a bad ground as I believe each set of injectors and coils from each side share a common ground.
     
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  3. Oliver Vigil

    Oliver Vigil Junior Member

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    I agree with Boss to check for alternator health. A bad diode would throw those codes. And for the sparks, how have you tested to diagnose the spark plugs are not firing?
     
  4. BAD3VLV

    BAD3VLV Junior Member

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    You are either not using the correct marks to time the engine or its a problem with the camshaft position sensor. The computer uses a signal from the CPS To know when to fire each bank of injectors.
     
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