Engine-Codes - Generic - P1255

P1255 - Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor Circuit Short To Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What is this?
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P1255 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

How is the P1255 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 P1255 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1255 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)

P1255 Meaning

Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor Circuit Short To Ground is the generic description for the P1255 code, but the manufacturer may have a different description for your model and year vehicle. Currently, we have no further information abouth the P1255 OBDII code.

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Information for specific makes

  • P1255 AUDI Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor Circuit Short To Ground
  • P1255 FORD Pedal Correlation PDS2 and LPDS Low
  • P1255 VOLKSWAGEN Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor Circuit Short To Ground  

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