Engine-Codes - Generic - P1258

P1258 - Pedal Correlation PDS1 and PDS2

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What is this?
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P1258 Possible Causes

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

How is the P1258 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 P1258 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1258 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)

P1258 Meaning

In order to reduce the engine temperature the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) has the ability to disable a number of fuel injectors during an engine over temperature condition. The PCM considers the engine over temperature whenever the Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) reaches a predetermined temperature. This DTC sets in order to show that the PCM detected an over temperature condition and that the system engaged the protection mode.

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