P1174 BUICK - Fuel Trim Cylinder Balance Bank 1

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What does this mean?

P1174 BUICK Possible Causes

  • Clogged Fuel Injectors
  • Faulty Oxygen sensor
  • Ignition problem
  • Fuel injection problem
  • Engine mechanical condition

How do I fix code P1174 BUICK

    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.

P1174 BUICK Tech Notes

The sometimes is triggered by clogged fuel injectors. Start by using high octane fuel and/or fuel additive to clean injectors. If problem persists fuel injectors may need to be replace.

There is a factory service bulletin for the following Buick models:

2000-2008 Buick Century
2000-2008 Buick LeSabre
2000-2008 Buick Park Avenue
2000-2008 Buick Regal
2002-2008 Buick Rendezvous
2000-2008 Buick Factory Service Bulletin OBDII Code P1174

Cost of diagnosing the P1174 BUICK code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing 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.

P1174 BUICK Possible Symptoms

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

P1174 BUICK Meaning

The 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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