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P1246 2008 FORD FUSION - Alternator Load Input Failed

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3    What is this?
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P1246 2008 FORD FUSION Possible Causes

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

How do I fix code P1246 2008 FORD FUSION?

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.
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Cost of diagnosing the P1246 2008 FORD FUSION code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P1246 2008 FORD FUSION 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

P1246 2008 FORD FUSION Description

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors generator load from the generator/regulator in the form of frequency. The frequency range is determined by the temperature of the voltage regulator where 97% represents full load, below 6% means no load.
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