P0554 Ford

Ford P0554 OBD-II Trouble Code Definition:

P0554 Power Steering Pressure Sensor Circuit Intermittent

P0554 Ford OBD-II Trouble CodeDescription:

OBD Trouble Code P0554
Power Steering Pressure Sensor/Switch Circuit Intermittent
What does the code mean? OBD-ii Code P0554 definition:
Power steering pressure (PSP) sensor is installed to the power steering high-pressure tube and detects a power steering load. This sensor is a potentiometer which transforms the power steering load into output voltage, and emits the voltage signal to the ECM or PCM. The ECM or PCM controls the electric throttle control actuator and adjusts the throttle valve opening angle to increase the engine speed and adjusts the idle speed for the increased load.
Symptoms Sumptoms of OBD code P0554
– Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light) – Power steering inoperative
Causes Causes of the OBD-II code P0554
– Power steering pressure sensor harness or connectors – Power steering pressure sensor harness is open or shorted – Faulty power steering pressure sensor – Faulty power steering pump The Error code is generally activated on detection of the following conditions: An intermittent voltage from the sensor is sent to ECM.