Audi P1213: Cylinder 1 Fuel Injection Circuit Short to B+

Is your scanner showing Audi P1213?
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Audi P1213: Cylinder 1 Fuel Injection Circuit Short to B+

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What Does The Audi P1213 Code Mean?

Key on or engine running, fuses in the instrument panel and the E-box in the engine compartment must be functioning, and the ground connections between the engine ad the chassis must be well connected; and the ECM detected an unexpected voltage condition on the injector circuit. Wiring or fuel injector has a short circuit to positive supply.

What Are The Potential Causes Of The Audi P1213 Code?

  • Injector control circuit is open
  • Injector power circuit (B+) is open
  • Injector control circuit is shorted to chassis ground
  • Injector is damaged or has failed
  • ECM is not connected or has failed
  • Fuel pump relay has failed
  • Engine speed sensor has failed

Recommended Parts

Below are some recommended auto parts to help you address the trouble code affecting your vehicle and get it running smoothly again:

>>> WORKPRO 582-piece Crimp Terminals, Wire Connectors, Heat Shrink Tube, Electrical Repair Kit
>>> EPSIRMP 06H906036G 4pcs Fuel Injectors Compatible with Audi A3 A4 A5 A6 Q3 Q5 TT
>>> URO Parts 191906383C Fuel Pump Relay
>>> Beck/Arnley 090-5145 Vehicle Speed Sensor
>>> Audi Engine Control Module

Note: During the purchasing process, please check carefully whether the part you want to buy fits your car!

Reference Sources

Audi A4 Avant 95-01 Service Repair Manual, page 42.

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