Engine-Codes - Chrysler - P1222 CHRYSLER

P1222 CHRYSLER - Leak Detection During Motoring

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What is this?
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P1222 CHRYSLER Possible Causes

  • Reprogram Engine Control Module (ECM)
  • Faulty Fuel Injector
  • Fuel Injector harness is open or shorted
  • Fuel Injector circuit poor electrical connection

How is the P1222 CHRYSLER 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 P1222 CHRYSLER code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1222 CHRYSLER 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)

P1222 CHRYSLER Meaning

When the engine is motoring (i.e. Engine is running but requires no fuel injection) the only required fuel delivery to the rail is due to natural leakage in the system. The natural leakage depends directly on the rail pressure. A definite amount of fuel is required to overcome the natural leakage, for different fuel pressures. The Engine Control Module (ECM) sets Leakage Detected when the fuel flow exceeds an expected value. When a leak is detected in the system, a counter is initiated. When the counter reaches a predetermined value, a fault is set and engine derate is enabled. When the leak is not detected the counter counts down, and once the counter becomes zero the engine is set back to normal running conditions. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set when the counter reaches a calibrated value.

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