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U0401 FORD Code - Invalid Data Received From ECM/PCM

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By AutoCodes.com - Updated Apr 08, 2020
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|U0401 FORD code possible causes

  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)/Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
  • ECM/PCM harness is open or shorted
  • ECM/PCM circuit poor electrical connection

|How do I fix code U0401 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.

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|Cost of diagnosing U0401 FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the U0401 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.

|What are U0401 FORD code possible symptoms?

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

|U0401 FORD code description

A Controller Area Network (CAN) is a vehicle bus standard designed to interconnect automotive devices without a host computer. Operating information and commands are exchanged among the devices. The devices have programmed information about what messages are needed to be exchanged on the serial data circuits. Some devices are constantly receiving information from other devices through serial data communication network. The invalid data Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will be set when a receiving device detects a discrepancy in the information it receives from the Engine Control Module (ECM)/Powertrain Control Module (PCM) causing its integrity to be questioned.

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U0401 FORD Code - Invalid Data Received From ECM/PCM

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