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P0131 2011 FORD FOCUS

P0131 2011 FORD FOCUS - O2 Sensor Circuit Low Voltage Bank 1 Sensor 1

Repair Importance Level: 2/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What does this mean?

P0131 2011 FORD FOCUS Possible Causes

  • Faulty Front Heated Oxygen Sensor Bank 1
  • Front Heated Oxygen Sensor Bank 1 harness is open or shorted
  • Front Heated Oxygen Sensor Bank 1 circuit poor electrical connection
  • Inappropriate fuel pressure
  • Faulty fuel injectors
  • Intake air leaks may be faulty
  • Exhaust gas leaks

First diagnose P0131 2011 FORD FOCUS code

    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 terminals.

P0131 2011 FORD FOCUS Tech Notes

Replacing the O2 Sensor 1 usually takes care of the problem

Cost of diagnosing the P0131 2011 FORD FOCUS code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P0131 2011 FORD FOCUS 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.

When is the P0131 2011 FORD FOCUS code detected?

The voltage signal from the sensor is lower than the specified time.

P0131 2011 FORD FOCUS Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • High Fuel Consumption
  • Excessive Smoke from Exhaust

P0131 2011 FORD FOCUS Meaning

The powertrain control module (PCM) monitors the heated oxygen sensor (HO2S) for a circuit concern. The test fails when the PCM detects a concern with one of the circuits used to determine the oxygen content in the exhaust gas.

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