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Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems
Category: Ford
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Experience:  Owner at Carolina Auto Service & Sales , 20 years experience in Foreign & Domestic Vehicles
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I keep getting code p0480, P0480 and yes, 2008 f250 6.4

Customer Question

I keep getting code p0480
JA: Just to clarify, what's the exact code? And have you tried to reset it?
Customer: P0480 and yes
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2008 f250 6.4 desiel
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes and nothing yet
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I'm Chad ,Welcome To JustAnswer, I'm reviewing your question and I will be be posting a replay ASAP

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

is the cooling fan working ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it is brand new
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What is a pinpoint test and how do I do it
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

1- common problems if fan is replaced and same issue is still exist , the harness connector needs checking, try to wiggle it by hand see if that makes fan come on

2- unplug ecm connector and cooling fan connector and use an ohm meter and test for continuity between all wires from fan connector to ecm, if all wires has continuity , then change the ecm

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

what is the mileage on it ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
125 k
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

Pinpoint test procedure

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

That is low mileage for a defective ecu on it, but testing is needed,

the old fan could have shorted out and burned either the wires in harness or the ecu drivers internally for the fan are burned .

Please let me know if you need anything else on it

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