C1247 Code: Meaning, Causes, and Symptoms | OBD2 Codes

C1247 – Brake Fluid Level Switch Grounded


C1247 Possible Symptoms


Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light ON,Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)


C1247 Possible Causes


Faulty Brake Fluid Level Switch,Brake Fluid Level Switch harness is open or shorted,Brake Fluid Level Switch circuit poor electrical connection


C1247 Description


The brake fluid level switch monitors the level of brake fluid in the master cylinder. When the Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) sees the brake fluid level switch input grounded, it sends a serial data message to the Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) that tells the IPC that the brake fluid level is low. The IPC then turns ON the Red Brake indicator.