P0356 Ford F150: Comprehensive Troubleshooting and Solution Guide

If you are encountering a P0356 error code, this guide will provide you with a practical solution to address the issue at home.

Utilize the Zeus app to scan your vehicle and identify the error code P0356. This specific code indicates that the powertrain control module has detected a malfunction in the circuit of the engine’s ignition coil at cylinder number six.

Thankfully, there is a simple do-it-yourself solution that you can attempt to rectify this problem.


Ignition Coil Check

The ignition coil is typically either physically connected to the spark plug with wires or it sits on top of the spark plug without using wires. Carefully remove the ignition coil from the engine and inspect it for any signs of damage or staining. If the ignition coil is covered with engine oil or stains, clean it using a WD-40 cleaner. If the ignition coil is damaged, it should be replaced with a new one.

After performing the repair, you can use the Zeus app to clear the error code. Once cleared, initiate a rescan using the Zeus app to ensure that everything is functioning properly with your vehicle.

By following these steps, you can effectively address the P0356 error code and potentially resolve the underlying issue with the ignition coil.

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