P0181 FORD - Engine Fuel Temperature Sensor 'A' Circuit Range/ Performance
P0181 FORD Possible Causes
- Faulty Engine Fuel Temperature Sensor
- Engine Fuel Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
- Engine Fuel Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
How is the P0181 FORD code repair?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.
What is the cost to diagnose the P0181 FORD code
Labor: 1.0The cost to diagnose the P0181 FORD 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.
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When is the code detected?An excessively high or low voltage is sent to Powertrain Control Module (PCM) by the Engine Fuel Temperature (EFT) Sensor.
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P0181 FORD MeaningThe comprehensive component monitor (CCM) monitors the Engine Fuel Temperature (EFT) Sensor circuit to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) for low and high voltage. If voltage were to fall below or exceed a calibrated limit and amount of time during testing, the test will fail. Open or short in harness. Low ambient temperature operation.
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Information for specific Ford models
- P0181 1997 FORD F150
- P0181 1998 FORD F150
- P0181 1999 FORD F150
- P0181 2000 FORD F150
- P0181 2001 FORD F150
- P0181 2002 FORD F150
- P0181 2003 FORD F150
- P0181 2006 FORD FUSION
- P0181 2007 FORD FUSION
- P0181 2008 FORD FUSION
- P0181 2009 FORD FUSION
- P0181 2010 FORD FUSION
- P0181 2011 FORD FUSION
- P0181 2012 FORD FUSION