Mazda C1281: Lateral Accelerometer Circuit Failure

Is your scanner showing Mazda C1281?
No worries. We'll show you what it means and how to deal with it.

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Mazda C1281: Lateral Accelerometer Circuit Failure

OVERVIEW
Severity
:
High
DIY Difficulty Level
:
Advanced
Repair Cost
:
$550-$750
Can I Still Drive?
:
No

What Does The Mazda C1281 Code Mean?

An open or short to power or ground in one of the CAN2 bus circuits, a communications concern on the High Speed Controller Area Network (HS-CAN) bus or an internal failure of the sensor.

What Are The Potential Causes Of The Mazda C1281 Code?

  • Wiring, terminals or connectors
  • Sensor cluster incorrectly installed
  • RCM
  • ABS module

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
>>> Twippo 372Pcs Waterproof Wire Connectors Kit
>>> Mazda ABS Control Module
>>> Mazda SAS Control Module

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

Reference Sources

Mazda C1281, DTCDECODE.

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