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Ford Escape: Engine Cooling / Diagnosis and Testing - Cooling Fan Control

Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) Chart

Diagnostics in this manual assume a certain skill level and knowledge of Ford-specific diagnostic practices.
REFER to: Diagnostic Methods (100-00 General Information, Description and Operation).


Module DTC Description Action
PCM P0480:00 Fan 1 Control Circuit: No Sub Type Information GO to Pinpoint Test KN

Global Customer Symptom Code (GCSC) Chart

Diagnostics in this manual assume a certain skill level and knowledge of Ford-specific diagnostic practices.
REFER to: Diagnostic Methods (100-00 General Information, Description and Operation).


Symptom Action
Start/Run/Move > Running > Overheats > Always GO to Pinpoint Test KN
Start/Run/Move > Running > Overheats > Intermittent GO to Pinpoint Test KN

Pinpoint Tests


PINPOINT TEST KN: VARIABLE SPEED ELECTRIC COOLING FAN MOTOR
Introduction
Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 033 for schematic and connector information.

Normal Operation and Fault Conditions

Refer to the DTC Fault Trigger Conditions.

DTC Fault Trigger Conditions

DTC Description Fault Trigger Condition
PCM P0480:00 Fan 1 Control Circuit: No Sub Type Information Sets if the PCM detects the voltage on the fan control variable (FCV) circuit is not within the expected range.

Possible Sources

  • Cooling fan circuitry concern
  • Cooling fan relay
  • Cooling fan clutch solenoid
  • Cooling fan module (8B658)
  • Cooling fan assembly (8C607)
  • PCM (12A650)

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