Engine-Codes - Generic - P0265

P0265 - Cylinder 2 Injector Circuit High

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0265 Possible Causes

  • Dirty Fuel Injector 2
  • Faulty Fuel Injector 2
  • Plugged Fuel Injector 2
  • Fuel injector 2 harness is open or shorted
  • Fuel injector 2 circuit poor electrical connection

How is the P0265 code repair?

Start by checking 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.

Tech Notes

Clogged or partially clogged fuel injector can cause this code. Start by performing an injector flush before replacing the injector.

What is the cost to diagnose the P0265 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0265 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.
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Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Engine Misfire
  • Engine Run Rough
  • Low MPG

P0265 Meaning

Code P0265 is triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects a low voltage in the Fuel Injector 2 Circuit. During normal conditions, the ECM turns the Fuel Injectors ON and OFF in the Fuel Injection System.

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