The EGR valve position (EVP) sensor can fail on this vehicle. The EVP sensor measures the EGR valve position and transmits the date to the engine control computer. If it fails, drivability and fuel economy can suffer, the Check Engine Light will commonly illuminate.
EVP Sensor Failure May Cause Drivability/Fuel Economy Issues on Ford Crown Victoria
Average mileage: 142,928 (12,358–290,000)
Engine affected: 5.8L V8
23 people reported this problem
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1997 Ford Crown Victoria 180,000 mi, Visitor
I have a P-1409 OBD-2 code , have not fixed yet . As well as a # 2 Misfire , oil in #2 Spark Plug
I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM WITHE EGR PRESSURE SENSOR AND CHANGED IT AND IT STILL ENGINE LIGHT STILL COMES ON WHAT DO I DO TO FIX IT
1999 Ford Crown Victoria 154,968 mi, Visitor
It keeps going out a day after replacing
1997 Ford Crown Victoria 100,000 mi, Visitor
check engine light illuminates, EGR error code