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P0138 2006 FORD FUSION

P0138 2006 FORD FUSION - O2 Sensor Circuit High Voltage Bank 1 Sensor 2

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

P0138 2006 Ford Fusion Possible Causes

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

P0138 2006 Ford Fusion Tech Notes

Replacing the Rear Heated Oxygen Sensor Bank 1 usually takes care of the problem.

Cost of diagnosing the P0138 2006 Ford Fusion code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P0138 2006 Ford Fusion 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 code detected?

The P0138 code is set when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects that the rear O2 sensor signal voltage remains excessively high for an extended period of time.

P0138 2006 Ford Fusion Possible Symptoms

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

P0138 2006 Ford Fusion Meaning

The heated oxygen sensor (HO2S) signals are monitored for an over voltage condition. The code is set when the HO2S signal voltage is 1.5 volts or greater.

OBDII Code P0138 2006 Ford Fusion - O2 Sensor Circuit High Voltage Bank 1 Sensor 2 - Engine-Codes.com

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