Engine-Codes - Ford - P0320 FORD

P0320 FORD Code - Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
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|P0320 FORD code possible causes

  • Faulty Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Sensor
  • Faulty Crankshaft Position sensor
  • Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Low battery charge
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

|How is the P0320 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.

|P0320 FORD code tech notes

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|What is the cost to diagnose the P0320 FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0320 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.

|When is the P0320 FORD code detected?

The P0320 code is triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects that there is no current at the ignition coil group

|What are P0320 FORD code possible symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Lack/Loss of Power
  • The engine may be harder to start
  • The engine may stumble or stall

|What is P0320 FORD code meaning?

The Ignition Failure Sensor is used to check whether the spark ignition is occurred correctly or not, and it is also used to tachometer drive. The sensor monitors the voltage difference between a resistance on the battery circuit for the ignition coil. When the ignition coil works properly, the electric current through the resistance is detected as voltage drop. This is confirmed for every ignition event with the crankshaft sensor and the camshaft sensor. If Engine Control Module (ECM) detects a malfunction, no ignition is possible, so the engine would not start. If there is no ignition signal for a predetermined cycle for one or two ignition coils, an ignition coil circuit failure exists.

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