P1126 NISSAN - Thermostat Function

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What does this mean?

P1126 NISSAN Possible Causes

  • Low engine coolant level
  • Faulty Thermostat
  • Leakage from sealing portion of thermostat
  • Engine coolant temperature sensor

How do I fix code P1126 NISSAN

    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.

P1126 NISSAN Tech Notes

If no coolant leaks are present, replacing the thermostat usually takes care of the problem.

For Nissan vehicles other than the 2000-2001 models see: P1126 Nissan

Cost of diagnosing the P1126 NISSAN code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P1126 NISSAN 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.

When is the P1126 NISSAN code detected?

The P1126 Code is detected when the engine coolant temperature does not reach to specified temperature even though the engine has run long enough.

P1126 NISSAN Possible Symptoms

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

P1126 NISSAN Meaning

Engine coolant temperature has not risen enough to open the thermostat even though the engine has run long enough. This is due to a leak in the seal or the thermostat open stuck.

Thermostat Function is for 2000-2001 Nissan models.
OBDII Code P1126 NISSAN - Thermostat Function - Engine-Codes.com

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