AutoCodes - Ford - P0571 FORD

P0571 FORD Code - Brake Switch 'A' Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3
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|P0571 FORD code possible causes

  • Faulty Brake Switch
  • Misadjusted brake switch
  • Brake Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Brake Switch circuit poor electrical connection

|How do I fix the P0571 FORD 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.

|Cost of diagnosing the P0571 FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0571 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.

|When is the P0571 FORD code detected?

The P0571 codes is set when the stop light switch does not turn off even once the vehicle is driven.

|What are P0571 FORD code possible symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Stop light inoperative
  • Cruise control system inoperative

|P0571 FORD code description

When the brake pedal is depressed, the stop light switch sends a signal to the Engine Control Module (ECM). When the ECM receives this signal, it cancels the cruise control.
OBDII Code P0571 Ford - Brake Switch 'A' Circuit -

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