Engine-Codes - Ford - P0153 2012 FORD FUSION

P0153 2012 FORD FUSION - O2 Sensor Circuit Slow Response Bank 2 Sensor 1

Repair Importance Level: 2/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What is this?
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P0153 2012 FORD FUSION Possible Causes

  • Faulty Front Heated Oxygen Sensor Bank 2
  • Front Heated Oxygen Sensor Bank 2 harness is open or shorted
  • Front Heated Oxygen Sensor Bank 2 circuit poor electrical connection
  • Inappropriate fuel pressure
  • Faulty fuel injectors
  • Intake air leaks
  • Exhaust gas leaks

How is the P0153 2012 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

Replacing the Front Heated Oxygen Sensor Bank 2 usually takes care of the problem.

What is the cost to diagnose the P0153 2012 FORD FUSION code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0153 2012 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 response of the voltage signal from the sensor takes more than the specified time.

Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Possible higher than usual fuel consumption

P0153 2012 FORD FUSION Meaning

The powertrain control module(PCM) commands an air/fuel ratio that changes in the shape of a square wave. The PCM calculates the length of the resulting signal from the HO2S. The test fails when the length of the signal is less than a calibrated limit.

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