Engine-Codes - Ford - P0481 2008 FORD FUSION

P0481 2008 FORD FUSION Code - Cooling Fan 2 Control Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|P0481 2008 FORD FUSION code possible causes

  • Faulty fan control relay
  • Faulty cooling fan 2
  • Fan control relay harness is open or shorted
  • Fan control relay circuit poor electrical connection
  • Fan cooling fan harness is open or shorted
  • Fan cooling fan circuit poor electrical connection

|How is the P0481 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 P0481 2008 FORD FUSION code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0481 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 P0481 2008 FORD FUSION code detected?

The P0481 code is detected when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects that the commanded state of the driver and the actual state of the control circuit do not match.

|What are P0481 2008 FORD FUSION code possible symptoms?

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

|What is P0481 2008 FORD FUSION code meaning?

Monitors the High Fan Control (HFC) primary circuit output from the powertrain control module (PCM). The test fails, when the HFC output is commanded on (grounded) and excessive current draw is detected on the HFC circuit; or when the HFC circuit is commanded off and voltage is not detected on the HFC circuit (the PCM expects to detect VPWR voltage through the high speed FC relay coil to the HFC circuit).

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