Engine-Codes - Ford - P1461 FORD

P1461 FORD - Air Conditioning Pressure Sensor Circuit High

Repair Importance Level: 1/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P1461 FORD Possible Causes

  • Faulty Air Conditioning Pressure (ACP) Sensor
  • Air Conditioning Pressure Sensor Harness is Open or Shorted
  • Air Conditioning Pressure Sensor Circuit Poor Electrical Connection
  • Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

How is the P1461 FORD 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 P1461 FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1461 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.
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Possible Symptoms

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

P1461 FORD Meaning

Air Conditioning Pressure (ACP) inputs a voltage to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). If the voltage is above a calibrated level the P1461 code will set. Verify VREF voltage between 4.0 and 6.0V.

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