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I keep getting code p0480, P0480 and yes, 2008 f250 6.4

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I keep getting code p0480 JA...
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
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Ford Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thank you
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
it is brand new
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
What is a pinpoint test and how do I do it
Ford Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems 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

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Ford Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

what is the mileage on it ?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
125 k
Ford Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

Test continue

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Ford Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems 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

Hope I was helpful to you

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