P0163 Engine Trouble Code
When you check engine light came on code P0163 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 P0163 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.
P0163 Code Meaning :
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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.
P0163 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code DescriptionP0163 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 P0163 code.
Reason For P0163 CodeThe reason of P0163 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction.
P0163 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.