Engine-Codes - Generic - P1209

P1209 - Injector Control Pressure System Fault

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?

P1209 Possible Causes

  • Incorrect oil or viscosity
  • Poor oil quality
  • Low fuel pressure
  • High-pressure oil system leak
  • Damaged high-pressure oil pump
  • Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

How do I fix code P1209

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 P1209 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P1209 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)

P1209 Meaning

The P1209 code sets when the difference between the commanded and actual Injection Control Pressure (ICP) exceeds a specified value.

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Information for specific makes

  • P1209 AUDI Intake Valves For Cylinder Shut Off Short Circuit To Ground
  • P1209 FORD Injector Control Pressure System Fault
  • P1209 VOLKSWAGEN Intake Valves For Cylinder Shut Off Short Circuit To Ground

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