Engine-Codes - Mini - P0070 MINI

P0070 MINI Code - Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Malfunction

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code P0070 MINI?

  • Faulty ambient air temperature sensor
  • Ambient air temperature sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Ambient air temperature sensor circuit poor electrical connection

|How to Fix the P0070 MINI Code?

Start by checking the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code P0070 MINI?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0070 MINI code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

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|When is the P0070 MINI Code Detected?

The Engine Control Module (ECM) has detected an open or short circuit condition on the Ambient Air Temperature (AAT) sensor circuit.

|What are Code P0070 MINI Possible Symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

|What Does the P0070 MINI Code Mean?

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Ambient Air Temperature Sensor. The PCM sets the OBDII code when the Ambient Air Temperature Sensor is not to factory specifications.

Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Malfunction

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