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.
The cost to diagnose the P1048 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.
The Reductant Injector is a component of selective catalytic reduction system used to dose the reductant fluid to the exhaust gas and participate in the reduction reactions. The Engine Control Module (ECM) calculates the injection time of the reductant injector based on the measurement of the NOx sensors. To activate the injector the ECM supplies a PWM signal to the high control circuit and the low control circuit is always commanded ON. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will be set when the Reductant Control Module detects a short to ground in the high control circuit.
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