Engine-Codes - Ford - P0461 2008 FORD FUSION

P0461 2008 FORD FUSION Code - Fuel Level Sensor A Circuit Range/Performance

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|P0461 2008 FORD FUSION code possible causes

  • Excessive electrical noise
  • Faulty fuel level sensor
  • Fuel level sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Fuel level sensor circuit poor electrical connection

|How is the P0461 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.

|What is the cost to diagnose the P0461 2008 FORD FUSION code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0461 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 P0461 2008 FORD FUSION code detected?

The output signal of the fuel level sensor does not change within the specified range even though the vehicle has been driven a long distance.

|What are P0461 2008 FORD FUSION code possible symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Incorrect fuel level reading

|What is P0461 2008 FORD FUSION code meaning?

The powertrain control module (PCM) monitors the fuel level input (FLI) communications network message for a concern. The test fails when the FLI signal repeatedly moves in and out of range, exceeding the minimum or maximum allowable calibrated parameters for a specified fuel fill percentage in the fuel tank.

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