2003 FORD FOCUS P2004 ON MY FORD FOCUS

  • Tiny
  • Taytheking
  • 2003 Ford Focus
  • 2.3L
  • automatic
  • 260,000 miles

Hey I just recently got this code like 2 mins after getting my catalytic convertor fixed. Resettled the Cel light and it cam back on the next key cycle. I went back to the mechanics and the code they gave me was p2004. I want to fix this myself but I need someone to literally baby step me, even using pictures if they can. I know that the code has something to do with the imrc but with my lack of experience I can't find it. Can anyone help me locate the imrc, give me ideas on what may be wrong with it and give me some solutions. I feel one I located the imrc I can approached the solution better.

My car is a 2003 ford focus wagon 2.3l engine is that helps

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Sunday, January 26th, 2014 AT 1:31 PM

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  • mldaniels2000
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On intake manifold at back of engine.

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Sunday, January 26th, 2014 AT 1:50 PM
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Can you show me a picture or diagram, I'd not even know what the part even looks like on this car, I googled it but there are a million different parts, even when I input my car type in

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Sunday, January 26th, 2014 AT 2:12 PM
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And that's the imrc? The one that's giving me the error code per say? Or at least the place I should start looking at right? (Sorry I'm a newbie)

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Sunday, January 26th, 2014 AT 3:28 PM
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  • mldaniels2000
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Yes, make sure the 2 lines are still connected to it.

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Sunday, January 26th, 2014 AT 3:30 PM
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I see two of those on the manifold, are they both the imrc, if so which one of them is bank one?

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Sunday, January 26th, 2014 AT 4:40 PM
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  • mldaniels2000
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Your vehicle only has one bank of cylinders. Just check wiring to imrc module, either one. Not sure why it would have two though. Should only have one.

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Sunday, January 26th, 2014 AT 7:17 PM
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Personally I believe the owner before me had her manifold replaced so it's different, but yeah as you can see there are two haha.

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Monday, January 27th, 2014 AT 6:03 AM
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Here is a better picture

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Monday, January 27th, 2014 AT 6:06 AM
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That rustier one may be your problem. Try replacement.

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Monday, January 27th, 2014 AT 11:52 AM
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Oh I believe that's just the outer part holding the actual imrc into place, it itself isn't rusty. Is there anyway I can test the both of them to see if they are working?

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Monday, January 27th, 2014 AT 12:09 PM

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