Engine-Codes - Volkswagen - P1038 VOLKSWAGEN

P1038 VOLKSWAGEN Code - Nitrogen Oxides Sensor Open Circuit

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|What are the Possible Causes of the P1038 VOLKSWAGEN Code?

  • Faulty nitrogen oxides (NOx) sensor
  • Nitrogen oxides (NOx) sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Nitrogen oxides (NOx) sensor circuit poor electrical connection

|How to Fix the P1038 VOLKSWAGEN Code?

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.

|P1038 VOLKSWAGEN code tech notes

Nitrogen oxides (NOx) sensor - open circuit

|What is the cost to diagnose the P1038 VOLKSWAGEN code?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1038 VOLKSWAGEN 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.

|What are P1038 VOLKSWAGEN code possible symptoms?

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

|What is P1038 VOLKSWAGEN code meaning?

Nitrogen Oxides Sensor Open Circuit is the generic description for the p1038 volkswagen code, but the manufacturer may have a different description for your model and year vehicle. Currently, we have no further information abouth the p1038 volkswagen OBDII code.

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Nitrogen Oxides Sensor Open Circuit

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