P0541 Ford

Ford P0541 OBD-II Trouble Code Definition:

P0541 Intake Air Heater Relay 1 Low

P0541 Ford OBD-II Trouble CodeDescription:

OBD Trouble Code P0541
Intake Air Heater “A” Circuit Low
What does the code mean? OBD-ii Code P0541 definition:
The engine control module (ECM) uses an intake air heater (IAH) to warm the incoming air for proper cylinder combustion. The ECM grounds the control coil of the IAH relay to energize the heater during cold operation. The ECM sends a bias voltage on diagnostic circuits one and two.
Symptoms Sumptoms of OBD code P0541
– Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
Causes Causes of the OBD-II code P0541
– Open or short intake air heater relay circuit condition – Intake air heater relay poor electrical connection – Faulty Intake Air Heater Relay The Error code is generally activated on detection of the following conditions: The P0541 code is detected when the Signal from the #1 intake air heater output does not match the signal input