P1286 ACURA Possible Causes
- Low engine oil level
- Faulty Engine Oil Pressure (EOP) Sensor
- Engine Oil Pressure Sensor harness is open or shorted
- Engine Oil Pressure Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
How do I fix code P1286 ACURACheck 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 P1286 ACURA code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P1286 ACURA 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.
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P1286 ACURA MeaningTwo rocker arm oil control solenoids open and close according to the commands from the Powertrain Control Module (PCM), and oil pressure is applied to and then drawn from the Valve Pause System (VPS) to change valve timing and the operation of the valve.
The PCM monitors the oil pressure of the switching mechanism using an Engine Oil Pressure (EOP) sensor and a rocker arm oil pressure switch downstream of the rocker arm oil control solenoid. The PCM compares the oil pressure based on the PCM command and the oil pressure condition of the EOP sensor and the rocker arm oil pressure switch to determine if the system is operating normally.
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