P0520 Ford

Ford P0520 OBD-II Trouble Code Definition:

P0520 Engine Oil Pressure Sensor/Switch Circuit Malfunction

P0520 Ford OBD-II Trouble CodeDescription:

OBD Trouble Code P0520
Engine Oil Pressure Sensor/Switch Circuit
What does the code mean? OBD-ii Code P0520 definition:
The PCM continuously monitors the engine oil pressure. The Oil Pressure Sensor/Switch sends a signal to the PCM when the engine is running.
Symptoms Sumptoms of OBD code P0520
– Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light) – Oil pressure warning light ON.
Causes Causes of the OBD-II code P0520
– Low oil level or motor mechanical fault – Open or short oil level sensor circuit condition – Poor oil level sensor electrical connection – Faulty oil pressure sensor The Error code is generally activated on detection of the following conditions: The P0520 is detected when the circuit from oil pressure sensor to PCM is malfunction
Solutions The most likely cause is a faulty oil pressure sensor/switch