Engine-Codes - Ford - P0096 2009 FORD FUSION

P0096 2009 FORD FUSION - Intake Air Temperature Sensor 2 Circuit Range/Performance

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What is this?
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P0096 2009 FORD FUSION Possible Causes

  • Faulty Intake Air Temperature Sensor
  • Faulty Map Senor/Intake Air Temperature Sensor 2
  • Map Senor/Intake Air Temperature sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Map Senor/Intake Air Temperature sensor circuit poor electrical connection

How is the P0096 2009 FORD FUSION code repair?

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.

Tech Notes

Try to clean the Intake Air Temperature sensor (built in the air flow meter) and the Map Senor/Intake Air Temperature sensor 2 with mass air flow sensor cleaner.

What is the cost to diagnose the P0096 2009 FORD FUSION code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0096 2009 FORD FUSION 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 code detected?

The Engine Control Module (ECM) has detected a performance fault with the Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor.

Possible Symptoms

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

P0096 2009 FORD FUSION Meaning

The Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor contains a semiconductor device which changes the resistance based on the temperature (a thermistor). The IAT sensor is located in the air intake passage of the engine air induction system. The IAT sensor has a signal circuit and a ground circuit.

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