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P1217 INFINITI - Engine Over Temperature

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3 What does this mean?

Possible causes

  • Faulty Thermostat
  • Faulty cooling fan motor
  • Cooling fan harness is open or shorted
  • Cooling fan circuit poor electrical connection
  • Engine Control Module (ECM) Program
  • Leaking radiator hose
  • Leaking or clogged radiator
  • Radiator cap
  • Leaking or damage Water pump
What does this mean?

Tech notes

The coolant system thermostat it's the most likely cause of the P1217 code.
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