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P1216 Engine Trouble Code

P1216 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P1216 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 P1216 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

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.

P1216 Code Meaning :

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OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Fuel And Air Metering Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit Malfunction Reverse Input Circuit

The catalytic converter has an oxygen sensor in front and behind it. When the vehicle is warm and running in closed loop mode, the upstream oxygen sensor waveform reading should fluctuate.

P1216 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P1216 OBD-II Trouble Code Pedal Position Sensor C Circuit High Input is one of the definitions for the P1216; however your vehicles manufacturer may have a different definition for the P1216 code. Please check below for your s P1216 code.

Reason For P1216 Code

The reason of P1216 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low.

Parts or components should not be replaced with reference to only a P1216 DTC. The vehicle service manual should be consulted for more information on possible causes of the fault, along with required testing.