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B1261 MERCURY

B1261 MERCURY - Solar Radiation Sensor Circuit Short To Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

B1261 MERCURY Possible Causes

  • Faulty Sunload Sensor (Solar Radiation Sensor)
  • Sunload Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Sunload Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code B1261 MERCURY

    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 B1261 MERCURY code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B1261 MERCURY code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

B1261 MERCURY Possible Symptoms

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

B1261 MERCURY Meaning

Sunload Sensor (Solar Radiation Sensor) contains a photovoltaic (sunlight sensitive) diode, which measures sunlight entering vehicle and inputs signal to the Remote Climate Control (RCC) module. The RCC Module monitors the Solar Radiation Sensor. The RCC Module sets the OBDII code when the Solar Radiation Sensor is not to factory specifications.
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