Engine-Codes - Volvo - P0072 VOLVO

P0072 VOLVO - Ambient Sensor Circuit Low

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What is this?
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P0072 VOLVO Possible Causes

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

How do I fix code P0072 VOLVO?

Check 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.

Cost of diagnosing the P0072 VOLVO code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0072 VOLVO code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

Possible Symptoms

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

P0072 VOLVO Meaning

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.

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