P1461 - Air Conditioning Pressure Sensor ACP Sensor High Voltage Detected

Repair Importance Level: 1/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

P1461 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Air Conditioning Pressure (ACP) Sensor
  • Air Conditioning Pressure Sensor Harness is Open or Shorted
  • Air Conditioning Pressure Sensor Circuit Poor Electrical Connection
  • Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

First diagnose P1461 code

    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 terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the P1461 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P1461 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.

P1461 Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

P1461 Meaning

Air Conditioning Pressure (ACP) inputs a voltage to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). If the voltage is above a calibrated level the P1461 code will set. Verify VREF voltage between 4.0 and 6.0V.
OBDII Code P1461 -  Air Conditioning Pressure Sensor ACP Sensor High Voltage Detected  - Engine-Codes.com

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P1461 Information for specific makes

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  • P1461 MAZDA Air Conditioning Pressure Sensor Circuit High
  • P1461 MERCURY Air Conditioning Pressure Sensor Circuit High
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