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P0197 Engine Trouble Code

P0197 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0197 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 P0197 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When your car's 'P0197 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.

P0197 Code Meaning :

P 0 1 9 7
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction Cylinder 4 Contribution/Balance Fault Crankshaft Position Sensor B Circuit 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.

P0197 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0197 OBD-II Trouble Code The engine oil temperature sensor is used to detect the engine oil temperature. The sensor modifies a voltage signal from the Engine Control Module ( P0197 code.

Reason For P0197 Code

The reason of P0197 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction.

P0197 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.