Engine-Codes - Generic - P112A

P112A - Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor 1 Maximum Temperature Implausible

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P112A Possible Causes

  • Low engine coolant
  • Faulty Thermostat
  • Faulty Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P112A?

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 P112A code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P112A 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)

P112A Meaning

The Engine Control Module (ECM) monitors the Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor signal. The ECM sets the OBDII code when the Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor is out of factory specifications.

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Information for specific makes

  • P112A BMW Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor 1 Maximum Temperature Implausible
  • P112A MINI Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor 1 Maximum Temperature Implausible

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