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B1261 FORD Code - Solar Radiation Sensor Circuit Short To Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|B1261 FORD code possible causes

  • Faulty Sunload Sensor (Solar Radiation Sensor)
  • Sunload Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Sunload Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

|How do I fix the B1261 FORD code?

Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

|Cost of diagnosing the B1261 FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1261 FORD code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|What are B1261 FORD code possible symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

|B1261 FORD code description

Sunload Sensor (Solar Radiation Sensor) contains a photovoltaic (sunlight sensitive) diode, which measures sunlight entering vehicle and inputs signal to the Remote Climate Control (RCC) module. The RCC Module monitors the Solar Radiation Sensor. The RCC Module sets the OBDII code when the Solar Radiation Sensor is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1261 Ford - Solar Radiation Sensor Circuit Short To Ground - AutoCodes.com

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