Engine-Codes - Generic - P111E

P111E - Intake Air Temperature Sensor Plausibility

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?

P111E Possible Causes

  • Faulty Intake Air Temperature Sensor
  • Intake Air Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Intake Air Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P111E

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 P111E code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P111E 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)

P111E Meaning

The Intake Αir Temperature (IΑT) sensor detects intake air temperature and transmits a signal to the Engine Control Module (ECM). The temperature sensing unit uses a thermistor which is sensitive to the change in temperature. The electrical resistance of the thermistor decreases in response to the temperature rise.

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Information for specific makes

  • P111E BMW Intake Air Temperature Sensor Plausibility
  • P111E MINI Intake Air Temperature Sensor Plausibility

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