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post #1 of 8 Old 06-22-2012, 01:31 PM Thread Starter
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6.4 cooling system problem

My 6.4 is giving me these two codes:
P0528
P0480
Looks like it has to do with the cooling fan. Can anyone give me a better idea of what fix might be necessary? I can't find very much info on this. Thanks!


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did you ever find out what it took to fix that? Mine just threw those two codes today too!!

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Is it a 2008?
If so you never received the updated fan clutch or it's just bad.

These should be it:
The part number for the standard fan clutch is: 4C3Z-8A616-AA
The heavy duty "snow plow" clutch is: 4C3Z-8A616-SA

Better to call your local ford dealership for the proper numbers.
Hope this resolves your issues. Happy trucking!

P0528:
Some 2008 F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a 6.4l diesel engine may exhibit diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0528 (fan speed sensor circuit-no signal) and/or P0529 (fan speed sensor circuit-intermittent) during normal driving due to water entering into the fan clutch circuit. ACTION Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE Follow normal Powertrain Controls/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) routine. If PC/ED diagnostic subroutines do not resolve the concern, install an updated fan clutch with improved sealing features. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 303-03 for removal and installation.
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yes mine is an 08..It's at the dealership now, I'm pretty sure it has something to do with the ac system as well since my ac went out and I just had the compressor and whole a/c system replaced about 2 months ago..either way it's under warranty so we'll see what happens.. Or like you said, it could be the fan clutch. I'll update when I have some news.

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yes mine is an 08..It's at the dealership now, I'm pretty sure it has something to do with the ac system as well since my ac went out and I just had the compressor and whole a/c system replaced about 2 months ago..either way it's under warranty so we'll see what happens.. Or like you said, it could be the fan clutch. I'll update when I have some news.

I appreciate the info man!~
I bet if the fan is not operating properly, then the condenser is not cooling the refrigerant enough to bring back to a liquid state. That may cause a high pressure condition in the A/C that could result in a forced leak. That or the A/C guys left a slight leak in one of the gaggle of o-rings in the system. I just rebuild the A/C on three of my vehicles, two of which had bad o-rings and one a bad pump. It's pretty easy to diagnose and repair these systems, so those A/C guys make a ton of money for fairly easy work. Must be nice!
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Well I didn't get the truck to the dealership- I know my mechanic so I dropped the truck off at his house so he could drive it to the shop..well he didn't go into work that day and I needed my truck, so when I picked it up- the a/c was blowing fine, no chirping from the belt or anything like it was doing when it was blowing warm. BUT- it's still throwing the same codes. I've been searching "fan clutch" to see what I can learn, I'm not sure but it seems like there is a fan clutch sensor that could be bad? Maybe I can start there and replace that first?

My fear is that the fan clutch is bad or soemthing and times are really tough right now and I definitly don't have the cash to fix that out of pocket, but there's a chance that something on the a/c system is bad when the dealership replaced all of that, so idk!

What can I check or do myself before taking it back to the dealer?

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