Engine-Codes - Generic - P1142

P1142 - Load Calculation Cross Check Lower Limit Exceeded

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P1142 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Check for vacuum leaks

How is the P1142 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 P1142 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1142 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.
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Possible Symptoms

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

P1142 Meaning

Load Calculation Cross Check Lower Limit Exceeded is the generic description for the P1142 code, but the manufacturer may have a different description for your model and year vehicle. Currently, we have no further information abouth the P1142 OBDII code.

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