Engine-Codes - Generic - P106B

P106B - Evaporative Emission System Pressure Sensor - Secondary Air Injection Pressure Sensor Correlation

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P106B 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 is the P106B 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.

What is the cost to diagnose the P106B code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P106B 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)

P106B 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

  • P106B AUDI Throttle Valve Stuck Or Difficult To Move
  • P106B LEXUS Evaporative Emission System Pressure Sensor - Secondary Air Injection Pressure Sensor Correlation
  • P106B TOYOTA Evaporative Emission System Pressure Sensor - Secondary Air Injection Pressure Sensor Correlation
  • P106B VOLKSWAGEN Throttle Valve Stuck Or Difficult To Move

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