P1260 2008 FORD FUSION - Theft Detected - Vehicle Immobilized
P1260 2008 Ford Fusion Possible Causes
- Incorrectly programmed Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
- Incorrectly programmed Instrument Cluster (IC) or Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC)
- Previous theft condition
- Anti-theft system concern
Cost of diagnosing the P1260 2008 Ford Fusion code
The cost of diagnosing the P1260 2008 Ford Fusion 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?
The Engine Control Module (ECM) has received a signal from the Anti-Theft system that a violation has occurred
P1260 2008 Ford Fusion Possible Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Start/Stall or Crank/No Start
P1260 2008 Ford Fusion Meaning
The P1260 code can be set if the Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) has determined a theft condition existed and the engine is disabled or an engine start was attempted using a non-PATS key. This Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) is a good indicator to check the PATS for DTCs. This DTC can also be set when a new Instrument Cluster (IC), Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM
) is installed without correctly programming either module even if the vehicle is not equipped with PATS.