P1246 FORD - Alternator Load Input Failed
P1246 FORD 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 FORDCheck 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 P1246 FORD code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P1246 FORD 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.
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P1246 Ford DescriptionThe 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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Information for specific Ford models
- P1246 1997 FORD F150
- P1246 1998 FORD F150
- P1246 1999 FORD F150
- P1246 2000 FORD F150
- P1246 2001 FORD F150
- P1246 2002 FORD F150
- P1246 2003 FORD F150
- P1246 2006 FORD FREESTYLE
- P1246 2007 FORD FUSION
- P1246 2008 FORD FUSION
- P1246 2009 FORD FUSION
- P1246 2010 FORD FUSION
- P1246 2011 FORD FUSION
- P1246 2012 FORD FUSION
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