Engine-Codes - Lincoln - P1233 LINCOLN

P1233 LINCOLN - Fuel Pump Driver Module Disabled Or Off Line

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P1233 LINCOLN Possible Causes

  • Inertia fuel shutoff (IFS) switch needs to be reset
  • Faulty Fuel Pump Driver Module (FPDM)
  • Fuel Pump Driver Module (FPDM) harness is open or shorted
  • Fuel Pump Driver Module (FPDM) circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Inertia Fuel Shutoff (IFS) switch
  • Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

How is the P1233 LINCOLN 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.

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What is the cost to diagnose the P1233 LINCOLN code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1233 LINCOLN code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Engine no start

P1233 LINCOLN Meaning

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Fuel Pump Monitor (FPM) circuit from the Fuel Pump Driver Module (FPDM). With the key on, the FPDM continuously sends a duty cycle signal to the PCM through the FPM circuit. The test fails if the PCM stops receiving the duty cycle signal.

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