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P0161 Engine Trouble Code

P0161 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0161 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 P0161 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

P0161 if your catalytic convertor fails completely, you eventually won't be able to keep the car running. Your gas mileage will also be terrible, so you should try and fix it as soon as you can. Unfortunately, the average replacement cost is around $2,000 and you can't do it yourself unless you're an experienced mechanic.

P0161 Code Meaning :

P 0 1 6 1
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) Glow Plug/Heater Circuit 'A' Malfunction

Is the fuel pump sometimes not priming when you turn the key to ON(II)? Start by measuring the fuel pressure and checking whether you have bright white-bluish spark at all four plugs. The mechanical timing is also something that you should check, as we mentioned above.

P0161 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0161 OBD-II Trouble Code The Powertrain Control Module ( P0161 code.

Reason For P0161 Code

The reason of P0161 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction.

P0161 DTC reports a sensor fault, replacement of the sensor is unlikely to resolve the underlying problem. The fault is most likely to be caused by the systems that the sensor is monitoring, but might even be caused by the wiring to the sensor itself.