P0562 Ford

Ford P0562 OBD-II Trouble Code Definition:

P0562 Charging System Low Voltage

P0562 Ford OBD-II Trouble CodeDescription:

OBD Trouble Code P0562
System Voltage Low
What does the code mean? OBD-ii Code P0562 definition:
The battery supplies electricity to the ECM even when the ignition switch is OFF. This electricity allows the ECM to store data such as DTC history, freeze frame data, fuel trim values and other data. If the battery voltage falls below a minimum level, the ECM will conclude that there is a fault in the power supply circuit. The next time the engine starts, the ECM will turn on the MIL and a DTC will be set.
Symptoms Sumptoms of OBD code P0562
– Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light) – Slow engine start – Low battery power
Causes Causes of the OBD-II code P0562
– Loose or missing alternator drive belt – Faulty alternator – Battery defective – Open or short system voltage circuit The Error code is generally activated on detection of the following conditions: The P0562 code is detected when the battery voltage detected by the ECM is less than a calibrated value