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P0462 2006 LINCOLN TOWN CAR Code - Fuel Level Sensor 'A' Circuit Low

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|P0462 2006 LINCOLN TOWN CAR code possible causes

  • Low fuel level
  • Faulty fuel level sensor
  • Fuel level sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Fuel level sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Incorrect installed fuel pump

|How do I fix the P0462 2006 LINCOLN TOWN CAR code?

Check 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.

|P0462 2006 LINCOLN TOWN CAR code tech notes

Low fuel level can trigger this code. Before replacing any parts try filling up the fuel tank and erasing the engine code. If the problem persists it may be necessary to replaced the fuel level sensor.

|Cost of diagnosing the P0462 2006 LINCOLN TOWN CAR code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0462 2006 LINCOLN TOWN CAR 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.

|When is the P0462 2006 LINCOLN TOWN CAR code detected?

An excessively low voltage is sent from the sensor is sent to Powertrain Control Module (PCM).

|What are P0462 2006 LINCOLN TOWN CAR code possible symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Incorrect fuel level reading

|P0462 2006 LINCOLN TOWN CAR code description

The fuel level sensor is mounted in the fuel level sensor unit. The sensor detects a fuel level in the fuel tank and transmits a signal to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). The fuel level sensor consists of two parts, one is mechanical float and the other side is variable resistor. The fuel level sensor output voltage changes depending on the movement of the fuel mechanical float.
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