Engine-Codes - Infiniti - P1212 INFINITI

P1212 INFINITI - ABS/TCS Communication Line

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P1212 INFINITI Possible Causes

  • Dead (Weak) battery
  • Faulty ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit)
  • ABS actuator and electric unit harness is open or shorted
  • ABS actuator and electric unit circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P1212 INFINITI?

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.

Tech Notes

Start by checking the battery charge and terminal connection. Weak or dead battery could cause poor Control Area Network (CAN) communication.

Cost of diagnosing the P1212 INFINITI code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P1212 INFINITI 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 code detected?

- ECM can not receive the information from ABS/TCS control unit continuously.

Possible Symptoms

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

P1212 INFINITI Meaning

This Control Area Network (CAN) communication line is used to control the smooth engine operation during the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) or Traction Control System (TCS) operation. Pulse signals are exchanged between Engine Control Module (ECM) and ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit).

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