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P1260 1998 FORD F150

P1260 1998 FORD F150 - Theft Detected - Vehicle Immobilized

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

  • Incorrectly programmed Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
  • Incorrectly programmed Instrument Cluster (IC) or Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC)
  • Previous theft condition
  • Anti-theft system concern

Tech notes

Indicates that the passive anti-theft system (PATS) has determined a theft condition existed and the engine is disabled. This DTC is a good indicator to check the PATS for DTCs.

When is the code detected?

The Engine Control Module (ECM) has received a signal from the Anti-Theft system that a violation has occurred

Possible symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Start/Stall or Crank/No Start

P1260 1998 Ford F150 Description

The P1260 code can be set if the Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) has determined a theft condition existed and the engine is disabled or an engine start was attempted using a non-PATS key. This Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) is a good indicator to check the PATS for DTCs. This DTC can also be set when a new Instrument Cluster (IC), Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM) is installed without correctly programming either module even if the vehicle is not equipped with PATS.
OBDII Code P1260 1998 Ford F150 - Theft Detected - Vehicle Immobilized - AutoCodes.com

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