P1174 BUICK - Fuel Trim Cylinder Balance Bank 1
P1174 BUICK Possible Causes
- Clogged Fuel Injectors
- Faulty Oxygen sensor
- Ignition problem
- Fuel injection problem
- Engine mechanical condition
How is the P1174 BUICK 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.
There is a Factory Service Bulletin for all 2000-2013 Buick models:
2000-2013 Buick Factory Service Bulletin OBDII Code P1174
What is the cost to diagnose the P1174 BUICK code
Labor: 1.0The cost to diagnose the P1174 BUICK 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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- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P1174 BUICK MeaningThe Fuel Trim Cylinder Balance diagnostic detects a rich or lean cylinder to cylinder air/fuel ratio imbalance in each bank. The diagnostic monitors the pre-catalyst heated oxygen sensor (HO2S) signal's frequency and amplitude characteristics by calculating an accumulated voltage over a predetermined sample period. An imbalance is indicated when multiple samples of the accumulated voltage are consistently higher than the desired value.
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