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B1601 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for June 2009

PATS Received Incorrect Key Code From Ignition Key Transponder


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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC B1601
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2007 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP56U87
B1601: PATS code recieved incorrect. Vehicle will start after a cold soak and stall twice within 30 seconds of initial start. It is an abrupt stall like the PCM looses power. The theft light in the dash will illuminate half a second before the stall. checked connections to PCM, main and engine gr...
June 16, 2009
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34Z63
B1601: PATS received incorrect ign key code from transponder. Greetings. customer states that there is a clicking noise from under dash near feet/fuse panel area, car loses power, all dash warning lights come on, and heater comes on by itself. After sitting overnight the car starts and runs fine. Customer states after dr...
June 19, 2009
2007 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP56U87
B1601: PATS code recieved incorrect. Vehicle will start after a cold soak and stall twice within 30 seconds of initial start. It is an abrupt stall like the PCM looses power. The theft light in the dash will illuminate half a second before the stall. checked connections to PCM, main and engine gr...
June 23, 2009
2007 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP56U87
B1601: PATS code recieved incorrect. Vehicle will start after a cold soak and stall twice within 30 seconds of initial start. It is an abrupt stall like the PCM looses power. The theft light in the dash will illuminate half a second before the stall. checked connections to PCM, main and engine gr...
June 16, 2009
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34Z63
B1601: PATS received incorrect ign key code from transponder. Greetings. customer states that there is a clicking noise from under dash near feet/fuse panel area, car loses power, all dash warning lights come on, and heater comes on by itself. After sitting overnight the car starts and runs fine. Customer states after dr...
June 19, 2009
2007 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP56U87
B1601: PATS code recieved incorrect. Vehicle will start after a cold soak and stall twice within 30 seconds of initial start. It is an abrupt stall like the PCM looses power. The theft light in the dash will illuminate half a second before the stall. checked connections to PCM, main and engine gr...
June 23, 2009