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P1281 CODE ON 2001 4.7 4x4 DURANGO

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P1281 CODE ON 2001 4.7 4x4 DURANGO
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Mopar Certified replied 8 years ago.

Hello my name is Mark.


Essentially you are going to need a new thermostat. Here is the code description and the set conditions.




When Monitored: The ignition key on, engine running.

Set Condition: The engine does not warm to 176 deg. F while driving for 20 minutes after start.

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