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P1181 Engine Trouble Code

P1181 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P1181 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 P1181 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When your car's 'P1181 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.

P1181 Code Meaning :

P 1 1 8 1
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Fuel And Air Metering Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction Cylinder 1 Injector Circuit Low 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.

P1181 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P1181 OBD-II Trouble Code Fuel Delivery System Malfunction High is one of the definitions for the P1181; however your vehicles manufacturer may have a different definition for the P1181 code. Please check below for your specif P1181 code.

Reason For P1181 Code

The reason of P1181 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction.

P1181 the main thing to check is to verify the operation of the VCT solenoid. You're looking for a sticking or stuck VCt solenoid valve caused by contamination. Refer to vehicle specific repair manual to perform component tests for the VCT unit.