B1281 - Front Wiper Switch MIST Position Circuit Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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Possible causes

  • Faulty Front Wiper Switch
  • Front Wiper Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Front Wiper Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU)

Possible symptoms

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

B1281 Description

The Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU) monitors the Front Wiper Switch Position. The MICU sets the OBDII code when the Front Wiper Switch Position is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1281 - Front Wiper Switch MIST Position Circuit Malfunction - AutoCodes.com

B1281 Information for specific makes

  • B1281 ACURA Front Wiper Switch MIST Position Circuit Malfunction
  • B1281 HONDA Front Wiper Switch MIST Position Circuit Malfunction

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