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C1261 HYUNDAI - Steering Angle Sensor Not Calibrated

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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C1261 HYUNDAI Possible Causes

  • Steering Angle Sensor(SAS) not calibrated
  • Faulty Steering Angle Sensor(SAS)
  • Steering Angle Sensor(SAS) harness is open or shorted
  • Steering Angle Sensor(SAS) circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose C1261 HYUNDAI 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 terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the C1261 HYUNDAI code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the C1261 HYUNDAI code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

When is the C1261 HYUNDAI code detected?

The SAS used for ESC control needs 0 set because the SAS measures an absolute angle. 0 set is done by using the scantool device. If abnormal 0 set is detected or no information in SAS is detected, a failure is recognized.

C1261 HYUNDAI Possible Symptoms

  • Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light ON
  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

C1261 Hyundai Description

The Steering Angle Sensor(SAS) is installed below the clock spring and it sends messages to HECU through CAN communication line. The SAS is used to determine turning direction and speed of the steering wheel. The HECU uses the signals from the SAS when performing ESC-related calculations.
OBDII Code C1261 Hyundai - Steering Angle Sensor Not Calibrated -

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