Engine-Codes - Generic - P1012

P1012 - Fuel Pump Delivery Pressure Too High

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P1012 Possible Causes

    -Fuel leak -Fuel filter -Transfer pump flow -High pressure fuel pump -Leaking fuel injectors or connectors -Leaking pressure limiting valve -Fuel control actuator -Fuel pressure sensor -Restriction in fuel return lines -Cascade overflow valve -Air in the fuel system.

How is the P1012 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.

What is the cost to diagnose the P1012 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1012 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)

P1012 Meaning

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the fuel pump delivery pressure. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set when the fuel pump delivery pressure to high.

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