Question about 2004 Ford Focus
DOHC 2.0L engine. Cranks, strong spark, no start. DTC 1233 indicating Fuel Pump Driver Module (FPDM). Replaced FPDM and car started up immediately. Ran for about 15 minutes then cut off. Cranks, strong spark, no start, DTC 1233 again indicating FPDM failure. can something be shorting out the FPDM??
Could have a problem with the fuel pump, partially blocked or seized and drawing too much current thru the FPDM. Also, pinched fuel line on either side of the pump or v dirty fuel filter could also cause pump to work too hard. Can you put a smaller fuse inline with pump motor, so that it blows before FPDM is damaged?
Posted on Apr 01, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
chec fuel pressure regulator it is in line of fuel next to engine-inpec for leaks insystem also-if u aquire a svc manual there is a list of codes or ask tech at dealer-look over ignition area to rule out
Posted on Sep 13, 2009
does the car still run? There are many causes for this code it can be pretty complicated. could even be a faulty computer. If it wont run check the fuel inertia switch. it is a switch that cuts out power to your fuel pump if you get into an accident or a fender bender. It is in your trunk on the right hand side. it is like a reset button.
Posted on Nov 03, 2009
check the enertia switch in the trunk its kills power to the fuel pump in an accident, ive had mine pop from hiting a large pot hole. theres a little white tab on a black box you need to push down to reset it.
Posted on Mar 08, 2010
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