Engine-Codes - Ford - P0602 1999 FORD F150

P0602 1999 FORD F150 - Powertrain Control Module Programming Error

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0602 1999 FORD F150 Possible Causes

  • Reprogram Module ("Flashing")
  • New Powertrain Control Module (PCM) Needs programming
  • Incorrect Vehicle Identification (VID) configuration

How is the P0602 1999 FORD F150 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.

Tech Notes

Using the scan tool, reprogram the Vehicle Identification (VID) block. If the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) does not allow reprogramming of the VID block, reflashing PCM will be required.

What is the cost to diagnose the P0602 1999 FORD F150 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0602 1999 FORD F150 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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Possible Symptoms

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

P0602 1999 FORD F150 Meaning

Configurable Powertrain Control Module (PCM) accommodates a variety of vehicle options, eliminating the need for many unique modules for one vehicle line. These modules must be configured when replaced as part of a repair procedure. Configurable modules should not be exchanged between vehicles since the settings are unique to each vehicle. Failure to configure a new module may result in improper operation.
This Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) indicates that the Vehicle Identification (VID) block is not programmed or is corrupt.

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