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P1244 MERCURY - Alternator Load Input Failed High

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3   
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P1244 MERCURY Possible Causes

  • Faulty Alternator/Generator
  • Alternator/Generator harness is open or shorted
  • Alternator/Generator circuit poor electrical connection
  • Damaged Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

First diagnose P1244 MERCURY 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 terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the P1244 MERCURY code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P1244 MERCURY code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

P1244 MERCURY Possible Symptoms

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

P1244 Mercury Description

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors generator load from the generator/regulator in the form of frequency. The fault indicates the input is lower than the load should be in normal operation. The load input could be high when a battery short to ground exists.
OBDII Code P1244 Mercury - Alternator Load Input Failed High -

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