Engine-Codes - Volkswagen - P1161 VOLKSWAGEN

P1161 VOLKSWAGEN - Intake Air Temperature Sensor Open/Short To Positive

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What is this?
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P1161 VOLKSWAGEN Possible Causes

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

How is the P1161 VOLKSWAGEN 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 P1161 VOLKSWAGEN code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1161 VOLKSWAGEN 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)

P1161 VOLKSWAGEN Meaning

Intake Air Temperature Sensor Open/Short To Positive is the generic description for the P1161 Volkswagen code, but the manufacturer may have a different description for your model and year vehicle. Currently, we have no further information abouth the P1161 Volkswagen OBDII code.

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