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.
The cost to diagnose the P1709 2006 FORD FUSION 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.
The Park/Neutral Position (PNP) Switch completes the start circuit in PARK and NEUTRAL, the back-up lamp circuit in REVERSE, and a neutral sense circuit. The sensor also opens/closes a set of four switches that are monitored by the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) to determine the position of the manual lever (P, R, N, (D), 2, 1). The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) indicates that the voltage is high from the Park/Neutral Position Switch when it should be low.
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