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P0162 Engine Trouble Code

P0162 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0162 the reason should be Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light). However your vehicle's manufacturer may have a different definition for the P0162 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When your car's 'P0162 Check Engine' light comes on, it's usually accompanied by a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach. The light could mean a costly problem, like a bad catalytic converter, or it could be something minor, like a loose gas cap. But in many cases, it means at minimum that you'll be visiting the car dealer to locate the malfunction and get the light turned off.

P0162 Code Meaning :

P 0 1 6 2
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction Injection Pump Fuel Metering Control 'A' High (Cam/Rotor/Injector) Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Low Input

The poor running symptoms are consistent with a MAP sensor malfunction. In addition, in some cases, a bad MAP sensor will not throw a code. Again, the ELD code likely represents a separate wiring issue.

P0162 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0162 OBD-II Trouble Code The rear heated oxygen sensor (or sensor 3 for some vehicles), after three way catalyst (manifold), monitors the oxygen level in the exhaust gas on each bank. Even if switching characteristics of the P0162 code.

Reason For P0162 Code

The reason of P0162 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction.

P0162 DTCs may also be triggered by faults earlier down the line. For example, a dirty MAF sensor might be causing the car to overcompensate in its fuel-trim adjustments. As a result, oxygen sensors are likely to report fuel mixture problems.