I have that same issuse now but i unpluged the fan and now the fuse is fine. I don't hear any exhaust leaks either. I also cleaned the throttle body and butterfly plate while I had it off. Any help would be apprecieated Fuse was blown and caused the light to come on after a while. It is your fan motor 1.
Is the test lamp illuminated? The technician will then observe data on the scanner while driving. We changed the egr valve and reset the check engine light. Remember you can always check the Knowlege database Member Level Joined: Sep 09, 2007 Posts: 1032 Posts per day: 0. P0481 code definition The P0481 code identifies a problem with the control circuit for cooling fan 2. I replaced the intake gaskets on my '02 3.
In some cases, the cooling fan and the cooling fan relay need to both be replaced. What is the best way to troubleshoot this issue to narrow it down? The cooling fan should be commanded on under certain conditions where the engine requires more cooling, and this is controlled via the. Took it to a radiator shop and found a crack in the radiator. What are the symptoms of the P0481 code? Simple things like a bad wire or corrosion around the connectors can cause trouble codes to appear. This mode is operating as a parallel circuit. Electrical motors that are about to fail or are failing usually draw much more current and will blow your fuses. Server Local Time: May 15, 2019, 10:35:36 am Page Generation: 0.
The check engine light comes on intermittently. Howling stopped check light reset codebut the car light came bak on shortly after. I was having the same issue a few years back and it's because the wires got rubbed through by the serpentine belt. This closes the relay switch and allows current to flow from the battery, through the switch contacts on circuit 409 to the Left Hand cooling fan. Both Fans work fine engine stays cool 160-180 Replaced the 3 fan ralays in engine compartment then replaced fan sensor turns on the fans under the thermostat. This circuit is a series circuit which allows half speed operation for each fan since each fan motor will use half of the supplied battery power.
Sometimes the car is hard to start. This provides power to the Right Hand cooling fan motor. Which engine is in the vehicle so I can help locate the ect which is usually by the thermostat housing. Senior Level Joined: Jan 01, 2006 Posts: 2303 Posts per day: 0. Aaron - I love your blatant disregard for the law. We drove it straight to the gas station which is less than a mile away and filled it up with gas.
A qualified technician will use a scanner that is capable of scanning the factory sensor readings more advanced than one from the auto parts store to read the code. Just haven't got around to it yet. I made a quick visual; it looks like everything is hooked up properly. The unenergized relay 3 switch contacts allow current to flow to circuit 504. Use of this site constitutes agreement with the Copyright © 2005 by Francisco Burzi. Any one got any trouble shooting ideas to fix this I.
Refer to in Wiring Systems. Are you sure your really want to do it yourself? But a hell lot of go! I do not have the owners manual to see if the relays I replace were the right ones or only ones. I wrapped this one up a little while ago. Need help with a P0100 code? Refer to in Wiring Systems. YourMechanic offers certified mobile mechanics who will come to your home or office to diagnose and repair your vehicle. I removed the throttle body, and cleaned the butterfly and throat while I was at it. Current flow continues out of the fan motor on circuit 532 to relay 3.
What repairs can fix the P0481 code? Took it to have the check engine light checked and it came back a p0404 code. I am stumped as to what is going on with this car. Money is very tight right now and I cant afford to pay 300 and to not have it resolved the issue. I'm hoping this will correct the P0401 problem. How does a mechanic diagnose the P0481 code? Other than illuminating the Check Engine light on the dashboard, the P0481 code may cause the engine to overheat as a symptom. If your spark plugs look good, problems with your ignition system can also preventing a spark. The low speed mode operates both fans at half speed by using a series circuit configuration.