Engine-Codes - Ford - U2471 FORD

U2471 FORD - Unexpected PRNDL State

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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U2471 FORD Possible Causes

  • Faulty Instrument Cluster (IC)
  • Instrument Cluster harness is open or shorted
  • Instrument Cluster circuit poor electrical connection

How is the U2471 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 U2471 FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the U2471 FORD 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.
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Possible Symptoms

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

U2471 FORD Meaning

The Parking Aid Module (PAM) receives the Park-Reverse-Neutral-Drive-Low (PRNDL) state from the Instrument Cluster (IC) as a gateway message from the Transmission Control Module (TCM). The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set when a continuous and on-demand DTC that sets when the PAM receives an unknown PRNDL state message from the IC.

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