P1238 FORD Possible Causes
- 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 fuel pump
First diagnose P1238 FORD code
Check 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 terminals.
P1238 FORD Tech NotesNote: For LS6/LS8 and Thunderbird, the FPDM functions are incorporated in the Rear Electronics Module (REM). Also, the REM does not use an FPM circuit. Diagnostic information is sent on the communication link.
Cost of diagnosing the P1238 FORD code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P1238 FORD 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.
When is the P1238 FORD code detected?Fuel pump driver module has detected a fault in the fuel pump secondary circuit
P1238 FORD Possible Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Engine will not start
P1238 FORD MeaningThis DTC indicates the Fuel Pump Driver Module (FPDM2) detected a fuel pump secondary circuit concern. The FPDM2 sends a message to the powertrain control module (PCM) through the fuel pump monitor (FPM2) circuit, indicating this concern was detected. The PCM sets the DTC when the message is received.
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P1238 FORD Information for specific Ford models
- P1238 1997 FORD F150
- P1238 1998 FORD F150
- P1238 1999 FORD F150
- P1238 2000 FORD F150
- P1238 2001 FORD F150
- P1238 2002 FORD F150
- P1238 2003 FORD F150
- P1238 2006 FORD FUSION
- P1238 2007 FORD FUSION
- P1238 2008 FORD FUSION
- P1238 2009 FORD FUSION
- P1238 2010 FORD FUSION
- P1238 2011 FORD FUSION
- P1238 2012 FORD FUSION