AutoCodes - Ford - U1243 FORD

U1243 FORD Code - Invalid Or Missing Data For Exterior Environment

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|U1243 FORD code possible causes

  • Faulty Network
  • Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

|How do I fix the U1243 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 U1243 FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the U1243 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.

|What are U1243 FORD code possible symptoms?

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

|U1243 FORD code description

The Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) Module is on the Serial Communications Protocol (SCP) Communication network. The ABS module controls the brake pressure to the 4 wheels to keep the vehicle under Control while braking. The ABS module also controls the stability assist and traction Control systems (if equipped). If one of the BUS wires becomes shorted to ground or battery voltage, or if some but not all termination resistors are lost, communications can continue at a degraded level.
OBDII Code U1243 Ford - Invalid Or Missing Data For Exterior Environment -

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