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P1280 Engine Trouble Code

P1280 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P1280 the reason should be Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light). However your vehicle's manufacturer may have a different definition for the P1280 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When your car's 'P1280 Check Engine' light comes on, it's usually accompanied by a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach. The light could mean a costly problem, like a bad catalytic converter, or it could be something minor, like a loose gas cap. But in many cases, it means at minimum that you'll be visiting the car dealer to locate the malfunction and get the light turned off.

P1280 Code Meaning :

P 1 2 8 0
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Fuel And Air Metering Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Cylinder 1 Injector Circuit Low Exhaust Gas Recirculation Sensor B Circuit High

The poor running symptoms are consistent with a MAP sensor malfunction. In addition, in some cases, a bad MAP sensor will not throw a code. Again, the ELD code likely represents a separate wiring issue.

P1280 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P1280 OBD-II Trouble Code Injection Control Pressure Out Of Range Low is one of the definitions for the P1280; however your vehicles manufacturer may have a different definition for the P1280 code. Please check below for your P1280 code.

Reason For P1280 Code

The reason of P1280 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low.

P1280 the main thing to check is to verify the operation of the VCT solenoid. You're looking for a sticking or stuck VCt solenoid valve caused by contamination. Refer to vehicle specific repair manual to perform component tests for the VCT unit.