P1270 - Engine RPM Or Speed Limiter Reached

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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P1270 Possible Causes

  • Wheel slippage (water, ice, mud and snow)
  • Excessive engine RPM in neutral
  • Vehicle drive at a high rate of speed

First diagnose P1270 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 P1270 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P1270 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.

P1270 Possible Symptoms

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

P1270 Description

Engine RPM/Vehicle Speed Limiter Indicates the vehicle has been operated in a manner which caused the engine or vehicle to exceed a calibration limit. The engine rpm and vehicle speed are continuously monitored by the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). The P1270 code is set when the rpm or speed fall out of calibrated range.
OBDII Code P1270 - Engine RPM Or Speed Limiter Reached - AutoCodes.com

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