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P1260 Engine Trouble Code

P1260 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P1260 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 P1260 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When your car's 'P1260 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.

P1260 Code Meaning :

P 1 2 6 0
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Fuel And Air Metering Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Injection Pump Fuel Metering Control 'A' High (Cam/Rotor/Injector) 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.

P1260 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P1260 OBD-II Trouble Code Theft Detected Vehicle Immobilized is one of the definitions for the P1260; however your vehicles manufacturer may have a different definition for the P1260 code. Please check below for your specific P1260 code.

Reason For P1260 Code

The reason of P1260 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low.

P1260 DTCs may also be triggered by faults earlier down the line. For example, a dirty MAF sensor might be causing the car to overcompensate in its fuel-trim adjustments. As a result, oxygen sensors are likely to report fuel mixture problems.