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B1681 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for August 2011

PATS Receiver Module Signal Not Received


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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC B1681
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2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP45X91
B1681: in Cluster. Customer states that car will crank and not start at times. It will sometimes start when key is released. I suspect a componenet is shorting out the communication lines causing the no start. I am looking for advise on how to pinpoint the cause.
August 02, 2011
2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP45X91
B1681: in Cluster. Customer states that car will crank and not start at times. It will sometimes start when key is released. I suspect a componenet is shorting out the communication lines causing the no start. I am looking for advise on how to pinpoint the cause.
August 25, 2011
2000 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: IMEFM66L6Y
B1681: PATs signal not received. This Mercury Mistake has been at my shop for over a month. Used car dealer bought it at an auction. It started cutting out on the way back and when it finally quit there was a no crank condition. He later found out this car was towed to the auction. It had sig...
August 29, 2011
2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP45X91
B1681: in Cluster. Customer states that car will crank and not start at times. It will sometimes start when key is released. I suspect a componenet is shorting out the communication lines causing the no start. I am looking for advise on how to pinpoint the cause.
August 02, 2011
2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP45X91
B1681: in Cluster. Customer states that car will crank and not start at times. It will sometimes start when key is released. I suspect a componenet is shorting out the communication lines causing the no start. I am looking for advise on how to pinpoint the cause.
August 25, 2011
2000 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: IMEFM66L6Y
B1681: PATs signal not received. This Mercury Mistake has been at my shop for over a month. Used car dealer bought it at an auction. It started cutting out on the way back and when it finally quit there was a no crank condition. He later found out this car was towed to the auction. It had sig...
August 29, 2011