Asked by Nov 09, 2017 at 09:12 PM about the 2004 Ford Explorer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Truck just died and will not start
back. When it died a wrench
symbol popped up on the dash.
What does this mean and how do
I fix it?

3 Answers


1st make sure codes are read but in many the wrench means, you have a concern in the fly by wire throttle actuation. It needs work looked at for sure as it could be Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) or wire connector could be loose or throttle body could just be dirty.


Its shutting off to protect it from breaking something. Have codes read to be sure where to look.


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