Engine-Codes - Ford - P1639 2002 FORD F150

P1639 2002 FORD F150 Code - Vehicle ID Block Not Programmed Or Is Corrupt

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|P1639 2002 FORD F150 code possible causes

  • Reprogram Module ("Flashing")
  • New Powertrain Control Module (PCM) Needs programming
  • Incorrect Vehicle Identification (VID) configuration

|How is the P1639 2002 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.

|P1639 2002 FORD F150 code tech notes

After a new Powertrain Control Module (PCM) has been installed, the Vehicle Identification (VID) block has to be reprogrammed to the PCM.

There is a Factory Service Bulletin for the 2002 Ford F-150:
2002 Ford F-150 Factory Service Bulletin OBDII Code P1639

|What is the cost to diagnose the P1639 2002 FORD F150 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1639 2002 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 P1639 2002 FORD F150 code possible symptoms?

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

|What is P1639 2002 FORD F150 code meaning?

Configurable modules accommodate a variety of vehicle options, eliminating the need for many unique modules for one vehicle line. These modules must be configured when replaced as part of a repair procedure. Configurable modules should not be exchanged between vehicles since the settings are unique to each vehicle. Failure to configure a new module may result in improper operation.
The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) indicates that the Vehicle Identification (VID) block is not programmed or is corrupt.

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