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P1518 symptoms

(1999 Ford Windstar)
in San Marcos, TX on October 11, 2017
'99 Windstar, 3.8 hard to start and after driving rough idle or won't start until engine cools down. Found both IMRC rods off. Will this cause the problems I am having? Codes are P1518, 0171 and 0174.
What seems to make the problem better or worse? Worse after driving
How long have you had this problem? Couple of months
Tags: hard start, rough idle, ford, windstar
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Popular Answer
on October 13, 2017
Yes, that is likely the cause.

If the bushings are bad, you can get some bushings to replace them.
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