Engine-Codes - Generic - P106A

P106A - Evaporative Emission System Pressure Sensor - Manifold Absolute Pressure Correlation

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P106A Possible Causes

  • Canister pressure sensor (canister assembly)
  • Faulty Manifold absolute pressure sensor
  • Faulty Canister pressure sensor
  • Canister pressure sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Canister pressure sensor circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P106A?

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 connector's pins.

Cost of diagnosing the P106A code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P106A 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

P106A Meaning

The code is designed to detect a deviation in the output characteristics of a pressure sensor.
The pressure of the canister pressure sensor and manifold absolute pressure sensor is monitored 55 minutes after the power switch is turned off. If there is a difference in the pressures, the MIL is illuminated (2 trip detection logic).

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Information for specific makes

  • P106A LEXUS Evaporative Emission System Pressure Sensor - Manifold Absolute Pressure Correlation
  • P106A TOYOTA Evaporative Emission System Pressure Sensor - Manifold Absolute Pressure Correlation

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