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P1270 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for August 2009

Engine RPM / Vehicle Speed Limit Reached

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P1270
Help Request Posted
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACP62W7V
P1270: RPM/Speed limiter reached. ... same three codes return. Pcm turns most of the injectors off to prevent engine damage. engine rpms remain low, (monitered via scanner) vehicle speed remain zero and codes still return. The RPM limit reached code is the trouble. We cant find a cause for the...
August 11, 2009
2002 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA57462
P1270: maximum vehicle speed exceeded. This van was towed to our shop by the bodyshop that had just replaced the windshield. It ran fine when brought into their shop but when they tried to take it out, it would idle very poorly and stall when placed in reverse. When I got it, it would idle fairly w...
August 24, 2009