P0261 BMW - Fuel Injector Cylinder 1 Activation

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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P0261 BMW Possible Causes

  • Dirty Fuel Injector 1
  • Faulty Fuel Injector 1
  • Plugged Fuel Injector 1
  • Fuel injector 1 harness is open or shorted
  • Fuel injector 1 circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose P0261 BMW 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.

P0261 BMW Tech Notes

Clogged or partially clogged fuel injector can cause this code. Start by performing an injector flush before replacing the injector.

Cost of diagnosing the P0261 BMW code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P0261 BMW 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 P0261 BMW code detected?

Fuel injector cylinder 1 activation

P0261 BMW Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Engine Misfire
  • Engine Run Rough
  • Low MPG

P0261 Bmw Description

Code P0261 is triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects a low voltage in the Fuel Injector 1 Circuit. During normal conditions, the ECM turns the Fuel Injectors ON and OFF in the Fuel Injection System.
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