Jeep P1251: Vacuum Reservoir Solenoid Short-To-Ground Circuit

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Jeep P1251: Vacuum Reservoir Solenoid Short-To-Ground Circuit

DIY Difficulty Level
Repair Cost
Can I Still Drive?
Yes (Short-term only)

What Does The Jeep P1251 Code Mean?

Ignition on; solenoid commanded ON. If the ECM does not detect a voltage signal on the Vacuum Reservoir Solenoid control circuit, this DTC will set.

What Are The Potential Causes Of The Jeep P1251 Code?

  • Intermittent condition
  • ASD Relay output circuit is open
  • VR Solenoid control circuit is open or shorted to ground
  • VR Solenoid or ECM has failed

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Reference Sources

Jeep P1251, DTCDECODE.

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