Chevrolet P1242: Fuel Injector 7 Control Circuit Shorted

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Chevrolet P1242: Fuel Injector 7 Control Circuit Shorted

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What Does The Chevrolet P1242 Code Mean?

Engine speed is greater than 600 RPM. The charging system voltage is between 10-18 V.

  • The ECM injector output driver detects an incorrect current on a fuel injector circuit.
  • The condition exists for less than 1 s.

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

Reference Sources

Chevrolet P1242, DTCDECODE.

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