P0461 Ford

Ford P0461 OBD-II Trouble Code Definition:

P0461 Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Range/Performance

P0461 Ford OBD-II Trouble CodeDescription:

OBD Trouble Code P0461
Fuel Level Sensor “A” Circuit Range/Performance
What does the code mean? OBD-ii Code P0461 definition:
The fuel level sensor is mounted in the fuel level sensor unit. The sensor detects a fuel level in the fuel tank and transmits a signal to the ECM or PCM. It consists of two parts, one is mechanical float and the other side is variable resistor. Fuel level sensor output voltage changes depending on the movement of the fuel mechanical float.
Symptoms Sumptoms of OBD code P0461
– Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
Causes Causes of the OBD-II code P0461
– Fuel level sersor circuit harness or connectors is open or shorted – Fuel level sensor may be faulty The Error code is generally activated on detection of the following conditions: The output signal of the fuel level sensor does not change within the specified range even though the vehicle has been driven a long distance.
Solutions Replaced fuel level sensor.