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My check engine light is on continuously...fault code P1281 something to do with the sylenoid?

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SOURCE: chrysler voyager 2001 error code p1281

this code is--manufacturer control fuel air metering

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So here it is. For those of you familiar with checking the engine error codes, this procedure is so simple its not funny.

Basically, to check the engine error log, you bridge the 5th (ground) and 6th pins in the ODB connector under the steering wheel.

To check the ABS error log, using the same trusty calibrated paper clip, you simply bridge pins 5 and 12 of the connector.

To find pins 5 and 12, start at the top left hand corner. That is pin one. Going to the right, you count pin 2,3,4 etc. Once you get to the end, jump back to the start of the bottom left level of pins and keep counting. Pin 5 is about halfway along the top row, pin 12 is a little left of the middle in the bottom row.

Reading the error codes is the same procedure (counting the flashes), except now, the ABS light flashes (as opposed to the engine light when checking the engine codes).

The ABS log also uses code 12 firstly, with any errors logged shown after that. If no errors are logged, the 12 will flash again.

Error codes for the ABS error log (VR/VS) are as follows:

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42 Right hand front outlet solenoid valve circuit fault
45 Left hand front inlet solenoid valve circuit fault
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55 Rear inlet solenoid valve circuit fault
56 Rear outlet solenoid valve circuit fault
61 Pump motor relay circuit fault
63 Valve relay circuit fault
71 ABS control module internal fault

The above guide has been verified on a VR/VS. Checking the error log on all models prior to VR/VS is the same for the engine log, and I would assume that the same can be said for the ABS log, would be happy if someone could verify this for me.

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My engine light came on, code P1281 is what the computer read, what does that mean? and how would I fix it?


Hi...Code P1281 means the engine is staying cold too long - check your thermostat. It is possible your thermostat is stuck in the open position.

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My check engine light is on. Its reading code p1281 engine cool for too long. My heat and ac works fine with no problems. What should I do?


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    For the P0700 I would check your tps sensor first to make sure it is good. This is a common failure in this vehicle which can sometimes show as a transimission malfunction.


    Hope this helps, if you want alot more info about jeeps goto www.cherokeeforum.com

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    You can buy a code reader that will read most codes or go to some auto parts stores and they will get codes for you for free. That way they have a good chance you will buy the part from them.
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    P1281 on a 2000 dodge 3500 van I have replaced the fuel pump crank sensor plugs wires cap rotor running out of $$$$ fast


    My resources say P1281 is engine is cold too long. That would lead me to possibilty of faulty thermostat, or something else in cooling system. What exactly are you getting for symptoms? No start, poor starting, poor running, ?

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    Nov 12, 2009 | Chrysler Voyager Cars & Trucks

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