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P0160 Engine Trouble Code

P0160 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0160 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 P0160 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

P0160 code can be about replacing a broken oxygen sensor can eventually lead to a busted catalytic convertor which can cost upwards of $2,000. Taking your car into a shop will cost you around $200 depending on the car. However, an oxygen sensor is easy to replace on many cars and is usually detailed in the owner's manual. If you know where the sensor is, you only have to unclip the old sensor and replace it with a new one. Regardless of how you approach it, you should get this fixed right away.

P0160 Code Meaning :

P 0 1 6 0
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) Exhaust Gas Recirculation Sensor B Circuit High

Regarding the P0160 code, it would probably be worthwhile to carefully inspect the wire harness near the intake manifold bracket. This is done most easily from below the car in the area near the oil filter.

P0160 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0160 OBD-II Trouble Code The heated oxygen sensor 2 (HO2S), after three way catalyst (manifold), monitors the oxygen level in the exhaust gas on each bank. For optimum catalyst operation, the air fuel mixture (air-fuel ratio) P0160 code.

Reason For P0160 Code

The reason of P0160 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction.

Parts or components should not be replaced with reference to only a P0160 DTC. The vehicle service manual should be consulted for more information on possible causes of the fault, along with required testing.