Engine-Codes - Generic - P1460

P1460 - Wide Open Throttle A/C Cutoff Relay Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P1460 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Wide Open Throttle A/C Cutoff (WAC) Relay
  • Wide Open Throttle A/C Cutoff Relay harness is open or shorted
  • Wide Open Throttle A/C Cutoff Relay circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

How is the P1460 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 P1460 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1460 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)

P1460 Meaning

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Wide Open Throttle A/C Cut-Off (WAC) circuit. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P1460 is set when an excessive current draw is detected when the PCM grounds Wide Open Throttle A/C Cut-Off circuit, or voltage is not detected on WAC circuit when PCM interrupts ground on WAC circuit.

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Information for specific makes

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  • P1460 SUZUKI Radiator Fan Control System Malfunction
  • P1460 VOLKSWAGEN Exhaust Gas Temperature Control Bank 2 Limit Attained

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