April 13, 2010, 11:11 am
I have a 2.0ltr focus Year 2000 with traction control and ESP.The traction control light is intermitant.I have had it on a Diagnostic machine and the fault codes are C1281 Lateral Accelerometer Cicuit Failure and C1282 Lateral Accelerometer signal fault. The faults where cleared and the light stopped off for about 5 days. Now it comes on and off now and then. Can anybody point me in the right direction to what maybe the cause and the part to replace.
April 13, 2010, 3:42 pm
the code points towards a problem with the yaw-rate sensor or the lateral-acceleration sensor located under the front passenger seat,check all the wiring especually if the seat is moved back and forth for different drivers.
April 13, 2010, 6:51 pm
Thanks for that I will check it out tomorrow. The manual states that these sensors are under a kick panel on the inner sill is that correct. I am taking the information from a haynes manual.
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