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P1196 Engine Trouble Code

P1196 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P1196 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 P1196 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When your car's 'P1196 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.

P1196 Code Meaning :

P 1 1 9 6
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Fuel And Air Metering Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction Cylinder 4 Contribution/Balance Fault Reverse Input Circuit

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.

P1196 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P1196 OBD-II Trouble Code Key Off Voltage High is one of the definitions for the P1196; however your vehicles manufacturer may have a different definition for the P1196 code. Please check below for your specific make. P1196 code.

Reason For P1196 Code

The reason of P1196 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction.

P1196 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.