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P0162 Engine Trouble Code

Meaning of P0162 engine trouble code is : Theoretically you can drive for a few weeks or even months with a broken MAF sensor. You will notice a decrease in gas mileage and over time the car will eventually start stalling a lot. At a shop, the replacement cost is between $200-$300 depending on the car, but that's usually the cost of parts because the labor is relatively simple.

P0162 Possible Solution:

P0162 Engine

Power Steering Pressure (PSP) Switch Malfunction In Key On, Engine Off Self-Test, this DTC indicates the PSP input to the PCM is high. In Key On, Engine Running Self-Test, this DTC indicates that the PSP input did not change state. Steering wheel must be turned during Key On, Engine Running Self-Test PSP switch/shorting bar damaged SIG RTN circuit open PSP circuit open or shorted to SIGRTN PCM damaged.

P0162 Code Meaning :

P 0 1 6 2
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Fuel Rail/System Pressure - Too High Cylinder 4 Contribution/Balance Fault Glow Plug/Heater Circuit 'A' Malfunction

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 Fuel Rail/System Pressure - Too High.

P0162 DTC specifically refers to the camshaft (cam) timing. In this case, if the cam timing is over-retarded, the engine light will be illluminated and the code will be set.