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C1256 Engine Trouble Code

Meaning of C1256 engine trouble code is : When your car's 'C1256 Check Engine' light comes on, it's usually accompanied by a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach. The light could mean a costly problem, like a bad catalytic converter, or it could be something minor, like a loose gas cap. But in many cases, it means at minimum that you'll be visiting the car dealer to locate the malfunction and get the light turned off.

C1256 Possible Solution:

C1256 Engine

Power Steering Pressure (PSP) Switch Malfunction In Key On, Engine Off Self-Test, this DTC indicates the PSP input to the PCM is high. In Key On, Engine Running Self-Test, this DTC indicates that the PSP input did not change state. Steering wheel must be turned during Key On, Engine Running Self-Test PSP switch/shorting bar damaged SIG RTN circuit open PSP circuit open or shorted to SIGRTN PCM damaged.

C1256 Code Meaning :

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OBD-II Diagnostic Chassis (C) Trouble Code For Engine Fuel And Air Metering Manifold Absolute Pressure/Barometric Pressure Circuit High Input Cylinder 1 Injector Circuit Low Ignition Coil A Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction

Is the fuel pump sometimes not priming when you turn the key to ON(II)? Start by measuring the fuel pressure and checking whether you have bright white-bluish spark at all four plugs. The mechanical timing is also something that you should check, as we mentioned above.

C1256 OBD-II Diagnostic Chassis (C) Trouble Code Description

C1256 engine trouble code is about Ignition Coil A Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction.

Reason For C1256 Code

The reason of C1256 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Manifold Absolute Pressure/Barometric Pressure Circuit High Input.

C1256 DTC reports a sensor fault, replacement of the sensor is unlikely to resolve the underlying problem. The fault is most likely to be caused by the systems that the sensor is monitoring, but might even be caused by the wiring to the sensor itself.