Check U1261 Fault Code

When you check engine light came on code U1261 the reason should be Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light). However your vehicle's manufacturer may have a different definition for the U1261 OBD-II Diagnostic Network (U) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

U1261 Code Reason

U1261 DTC specifically refers to the camshaft (cam) timing. In this case, if the cam timing is over-retarded, the engine light will be illluminated and the code will be set.

U1261 Possible Fix :

When you spot grave damage, replace, replace, replace! Otherwise, if it's just a matter of grime buildup or dirty plugs, simply clean these components. If your wires are tangled, prevent arcing and damage caused by friction by using a spark plug wire loom or divider on your car. It basically organizes your wires and offer better insulation. In short, it keeps your wires organized, making it easier to access your spark plug wires for inspection and/or installation.

U1261 OBD-II Diagnostic Network (U) Trouble Code Description

U1261 SCP (J1850) Single Ended (-) Circuit Failure so you have to check ODB-II Fault Code Check list.

Reason For U1261 Code

The reason of U1261 OBD-II Fault Code Check is U1261 SCP (J1850) Single Ended (-) Circuit Failure.

U1261 Solution:

Excessive air inflow can be caused by a vacuum leak, a dirty sensor or, an exhaust gas recirculation valve not closing properly. If the problem is not enough fuel, the culprit may be dirty injectors or fuel filters, a weak fuel pump or a leaky fuel pressure regulator. The lean fuel mix error may be accompanied by rough idling, engine misfires, hesitation during acceleration and overall poor engine performance.

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