B1261 Code: Meaning, Causes, and Symptoms | OBD2 Codes
B1261 – Solar Radiation Sensor Circuit Short To Ground
B1261 Possible Symptoms
Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
B1261 Possible Causes
Faulty Solar Radiation Sensor,Solar Radiation Sensor harness is open or shorted,Solar Radiation Sensor circuit poor electrical connection,Faulty Electronic Automatic Temperature Control (EATC) Module
Under normal operation, the solar radiation sensor receives a ground through the circuit. A 5-volt reference voltage is supplied to the solar radiation sensor from the Electronic Automatic Temperature Control (EATC) Module through. The EATC Module monitors the Solar Radiation Sensor. The EATC Module sets the OBDII code when the Solar Radiation Sensor is not to factory specifications.