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P2264 is a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) for "Water in Fuel Sensor Circuit". This can happen for multiple reasons and a mechanic needs to diagnose the specific cause for this code to be triggered in your situation. Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office to perform the Check Engine Light diagnostic for $70.00. Once we are able to diagnose the problem, you will be provided with an upfront quote for the recommended fix and receive $30.00 off as a credit towards the repair. All our repairs are backed by our 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty.
Water in Fuel Sensor Circuit
P2264 is an OBD-II generic code for the engine control module (ECM) detecting the water in fuel sensor circuit voltage falling below or exceeding the specified limits.
The engine control module (ECM) monitors the water in fuel circuit and has detected the return voltage to be above or below threshold limits for the sensor.
The water in fuel sensor is shorted to ground.
The water in fuel sensor is shorted to voltage.
The water in fuel sensor shorted to signal return.
The short can be in the sensor or the sensor wiring.
The Check Engine Light or water in fuel will be illuminated and the code is set in ECM/PCM memory as a fault.
The vehicle may run rough and misfire or stall if water is in the fuel.
Scans for codes and documents the code in the ECM/PCM memory and looks at the freeze frame data for the problem before clearing the codes and retesting
Takes fuel samples to see if the fuel is contaminated or has water in it
Disconnects the water in fuel sensor to see if the water-in-fuel light goes out on the dashboard
Follows manufacture pinpoint tests to test the sensor and wiring. Different specifications for different applications will need to be followed.
Code P2264 is an indication that the ECM/PCM detects a problem with the water in fuel sensor circuit. If not fixed, then there would be no way to detect when the fuel has water and contaminants in it until proper repairs are done.
Code P2264 is to indicate the ECM/PCM cannot detect if there is water in the fuel or contamination of the fuel system due to a short in the water in fuel sensor circuit. The sensor and contamination are the two most common failures in the system.
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