Engine-Codes - Generic - P1201

P1201 - Fuel System Failure Caused No. 1 Cylinder Misfire

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P1201 Possible Causes

  • Ignition spark
  • Check primary and secondary ignition
  • Check fuel system
  • Fuel pressure and injector
  • Check for vacuum leaks
  • Check engine mechanical condition

How is the P1201 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 P1201 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1201 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

P1201 Meaning

Fuel System Failure Caused No. 1 Cylinder Misfire is the generic description for the P1201 code, but the manufacturer may have a different description for your model and year vehicle. Currently, we have no further information abouth the P1201 OBDII code.

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Information for specific makes

  • P1201 ACURA Fuel System Failure Caused No. 1 Cylinder Misfire
  • P1201 AUDI Fuel Injector Circuit Cylinder 1 Electrical Malfunction
  • P1201 BUICK Gas Mass Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
  • P1201 CADILLAC Gas Mass Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
  • P1201 CHEVROLET Gas Mass Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
  • P1201 GMC Gas Mass Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
  • P1201 HONDA Fuel System Failure Caused No. 1 Cylinder Misfire
  • P1201 ISUZU Injector Circuit Open / Shorted Cylinder #1
  • P1201 JAGUAR Fuel Injector Circuit Cylinder 1 Electrical Malfunction
  • P1201 VOLKSWAGEN Fuel Injector Circuit Cylinder 1 Electrical Malfunction

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