Engine-Codes - Ford - P1636 2003 FORD F150

P1636 2003 FORD F150 Code - Inductive Signature Chip Communication Error

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|What are the Possible Causes of the P1636 2003 FORD F150 Code?

  • Reprogram Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
  • Damaged key chip
  • Faulty Powertrain Control Module

|How to Fix the P1636 2003 FORD F150 Code?

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 P1636 2003 FORD F150 code?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1636 2003 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.

|What are P1636 2003 FORD F150 code possible symptoms?

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

|What Does the P1636 2003 FORD F150 Code Mean?

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the communications with the Inductive Signature Chip. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) indicates the Powertrain Control Module has lost communication with the Inductive Signature Chip.

Inductive Signature Chip Communication Error

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