Engine-Codes - Ford - P1270 FORD

P1270 FORD - Engine RPM Or Speed Limiter Reached

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?

P1270 FORD Possible Causes

  • Wheel slippage (water, ice, mud and snow)
  • Excessive engine RPM in neutral
  • Vehicle drive at a high rate of speed

How do I fix code P1270 FORD

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.

Cost of diagnosing the P1270 FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P1270 FORD 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)

P1270 FORD Meaning

Engine RPM/Vehicle Speed Limiter Indicates the vehicle has been operated in a manner which caused the engine or vehicle to exceed a calibration limit. The engine rpm and vehicle speed are continuously monitored by the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). The P1270 code is set when the rpm or speed fall out of calibrated range.

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