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P1159 Engine Trouble Code

P1159 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P1159 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 P1159 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

P1159 code can be about replacing a broken oxygen sensor can eventually lead to a busted catalytic convertor which can cost upwards of $2,000. Taking your car into a shop will cost you around $200 depending on the car. However, an oxygen sensor is easy to replace on many cars and is usually detailed in the owner's manual. If you know where the sensor is, you only have to unclip the old sensor and replace it with a new one. Regardless of how you approach it, you should get this fixed right away.

P1159 Code Meaning :

P 1 1 5 9
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Fuel And Air Metering Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction Turbocharger Boost Sensor A Circuit Low Ignition Coil A Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction

Regarding the P1159 code, it would probably be worthwhile to carefully inspect the wire harness near the intake manifold bracket. This is done most easily from below the car in the area near the oil filter.

P1159 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P1159 OBD-II Trouble Code Fuel Stepper Motor Malfunction is one of the definitions for the P1159; however your vehicles manufacturer may have a different definition for the P1159 code. Please check below for your specific make P1159 code.

Reason For P1159 Code

The reason of P1159 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction.

Parts or components should not be replaced with reference to only a P1159 DTC. The vehicle service manual should be consulted for more information on possible causes of the fault, along with required testing.