Engine-Codes - Ford - P1244 2001 FORD F150

P1244 2001 FORD F150 - Alternator Load Input Failed High

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What is this?
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P1244 2001 FORD F150 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Alternator/Generator
  • Alternator/Generator harness is open or shorted
  • Alternator/Generator circuit poor electrical connection
  • Damaged Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

How is the P1244 2001 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.

What is the cost to diagnose the P1244 2001 FORD F150 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1244 2001 FORD F150 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)

P1244 2001 FORD F150 Meaning

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors generator load from the generator/regulator in the form of frequency. The fault indicates the input is lower than the load should be in normal operation. The load input could be high when a battery short to ground exists.

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