P1281 JEEP - Engine Is Cold Too Long
P1281 JEEP Possible Causes
- Engine coolant level too low
- Faulty thermostat
How do I fix code P1281 JEEP?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 connector's pins.
Cost of diagnosing the P1281 JEEP code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P1281 JEEP 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.
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P1281 JEEP DescriptionEngine Coolant Temperature (ECT) is monitored with engine running. The P1281 code will set if the engine coolant temperature does not reach 181 F (83 C) while driving for more than 3 minutes and less than one hour depending on the engine load and start up temperature.
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