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My son has the car, the problem just aoccurred, he had the code dumped. So, wondering what to do? Safe to drive? Cause? PO61B

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2008 awd. Driving in a snow storm, road heavily salted. Wrencch light came on, but it has since gone off

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Ford Mechanic: Super Mechanic, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
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What model and engine please?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
2008 fusion awd. I don't have the car here. My son has it 30 miles away. 90,000 miles on it. no prior problems.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I can find the vin....let me look
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
3fahp01138r226685
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
He was driving in the snow, heavily salted road.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
My computer is not working properly, If I loose you, please call me at ************
Ford Mechanic: Super Mechanic, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

Thanks.

Let me just say that any money that you paid, or if you have a subscription, that money stays in your account until the answers are rated, (positive) regardless of how fast or how long it may take to get finished. You can FOLLOW UP AT ANYTIME, even after rating.

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The code, (P061B) is actually for an internal control module torque calculation. Normally to do with the electronic throttle controls. (see attached diagram).

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To be sure what may have set the code, the diagnostics, (pinpoint test) would have to be done. If it is running okay at the present time, there should be no problem with driving it.

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If you give me your email address, I can get the pinpoint test instructions for it and put it in a PDF file, (it is rather large) and send it to your email address for as little as possible.

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You will just have to accept the additional service offer and ENTER your email address in the “ENTER CONTACT INFO” section so that I can see it, Thanks

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Ford Mechanic: Super Mechanic, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

Please don’t forget to rate the answer in a positive way, . EVEN IF YOU HAVE A SUBSCRIPTION ****THAT IS THE ONLY WAY I GET PAID ****

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I tried to accept the 6 dollar offer, but it would not let me. I would have though my initial payment would have covered all of this, so a little peeved.
Ford Mechanic: Super Mechanic, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

I see, sorry for any site issues. Let me see if I can send it again. That just happens to be company policy, thanks.

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Ford Mechanic: Super Mechanic, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

In fact, as I said, "I don't get paid until the answer(s) are rated", thanks. I might be able to put the test in a dropbox and send a link to it.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Please put it someplace where I can get to it. My son just got out of garage, and they are talking about a lot of work to find the problem, and there was no mention of a 'pinpoint' test.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
He did say, that just before this happened, it didn't seem to shift right. He has now driver about 5 miles, and the wrench light is off, check engine is still on, and it is shifting normally.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
You still there?
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I am still trying to accept that offer...
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
It will not accept...need help in how to accept
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