Engine-Codes - Ford - P0460 2008 FORD FUSION

P0460 2008 FORD FUSION Code - Fuel Level Sensor 'A' Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|P0460 2008 FORD FUSION code possible causes

  • Faulty Fuel Level Sensor
  • Fuel Level Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Fuel Level Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty combination meter

|How is the P0460 2008 FORD FUSION 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.

|P0460 2008 FORD FUSION code tech notes

For some Ford vehicles.

P0460 can be caused by the installation of aftermarket equipment such as remote starter systems and auxiliary fuel tanks.

Ford offers a remote starter system which is recommended. If the vehicle has an aftermarket remote starter system, it would need to be removed / disabled before diagnostics for P0460 can be started. Auxiliary fuel tanks that continuously replenish the vehicles main tank will cause a P0460. Customers that replenish the vehicles fuel tank from the auxiliary fuel tank while the key is on and engine is running, can set P0460. For vehicles with an auxiliary fuel tank, it is recommended not to use the gravity / continuous fill style auxiliary fuel tanks. It is recommended to add fuel to the vehicles main tank with the key off.


|What is the cost to diagnose the P0460 2008 FORD FUSION code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0460 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 P0460 2008 FORD FUSION code detected?

Even though the vehicle is parked, a signal being varied is sent from the fuel level sensor to Engine Control Module (ECM).

|What are P0460 2008 FORD FUSION code possible symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Fuel level gauge improper operation

|What is P0460 2008 FORD FUSION code meaning?

The fuel level sensor is mounted in the fuel level sensor unit. The sensor detects a fuel level in the fuel tank and transmits a signal to the Engine Control Module (ECM). The fuel level sensor consists of two parts, one is mechanical float and the other side is variable resistor. The fuel level sensor output voltage changes depending on the movement of the fuel mechanical float.

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