Your Mercury V8 engine control system detects a problem, the computer stores the diagnostic trouble
code C0888 in its memory.
To figure out what is wrong with your vehicle you must first extract the C0888 DTC For Mercury V8.
A good ground connection is also extremely important. C0888 Mercury V8 engine problem because the presence of voltage at the panel harness won't make the panel work if there is a bad ground connection. Since the instrument cluster is mounted in a plastic dash, a separate ground wire or ground circuit through the wiring harness is usually needed to complete the power circuit. Refer again to the wiring diagram to find the ground path, and then check it with your ohmmeter. Do not use a self-powered test light because it cannot measure resistance (any resistance will lower circuit voltage).
C0888 Mercury V8 DTC Meaning
Chassis Code - Problem is controller area network wiring bus and modules.
SAE - Generic
Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensor 1 Performance
Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit Performance
Park/Neutral Postion (PNP) Switch Circuit Engine Torque Signal Circuit
There are currently two main types of cylinder deactivation used today, depending on the type of engine. C0888 Mercury V8 code for the pushrod design which uses solenoids to alter the oil pressure delivered to the lifters. In their collapsed state, the lifters are unable to elevate their companion pushrods under the valve rocker arms, resulting in valves that cannot be actuated and remain closed.