Engine-Codes - Ford - P0050 2008 FORD FUSION

P0050 2008 FORD FUSION Code - HO2S Heater Control Circuit Bank 2 Sensor 1

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|What are the Possible Causes of the P0050 2008 FORD FUSION Code?

  • Faulty Heated Oxygen Sensor (H2OS) Bank 2 Sensor 1 circuit
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor (H2OS) Bank 2 Sensor 1 circuit open shorted to ground
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor (H2OS) Bank 2 Sensor 1 circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

|How to Fix the P0050 2008 FORD FUSION Code?

Start by checking the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

|P0050 2008 FORD FUSION code tech notes

The code means that there is a problem with the heater element circuit of the heated oxygen sensor. Water getting inside the heated oxygen sensor connector can caused the heated oxygen sensor fuse to blow, which is a very common problem for this type codes. Before replacing the sensor, check for the condition of the heated oxygen sensor fuse and connectors.

|What is the cost to diagnose the P0050 2008 FORD FUSION code?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0050 2008 FORD FUSION code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|When is the P0050 2008 FORD FUSION code detected?

The P0050 is set when the ECM detects an open or shorted to ground condition on the heated oxygen sensor heater circuit

|What are P0050 2008 FORD FUSION code possible symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

|What Does the P0050 2008 FORD FUSION Code Mean?

The powertrain control module (PCM) monitors the heater in the heated oxygen sensor (HO2S) for correct operation. The PCM controls the heater on/off duty cycle to maintain a temperature of 780°C (1,436°F). The test fails when the sensor does not warm up to the required temperature in a calibrated amount of time. The test also fails when the PCM is not able to maintain the required temperature after the sensor is warm.

HO2S Heater Control Circuit Bank 2 Sensor 1

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