Engine-Codes - Oldsmobile - P1175 OLDSMOBILE

P1175 OLDSMOBILE - Fuel Trim Cylinder Balance Bank 2

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What is this?
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P1175 OLDSMOBILE Possible Causes

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

How is the P1175 OLDSMOBILE 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.

Tech Notes

The P1175 code sometimes is triggered by clogged fuel injectors. Start by using high octane fuel and/or fuel additive to clean injectors. If the problem persists fuel injectors may need to be replaced.

There is a Factory Service Bulletin for the following Oldsmobile models:
2000-2004 Oldsmobile Alero
2000-2005 Oldsmobile Silhouette
2002-2004 Oldsmobile Bravada
2000-2004 Oldsmobile Factory Service Bulletin OBDII Code P1175

What is the cost to diagnose the P1175 OLDSMOBILE code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1175 OLDSMOBILE 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)

P1175 OLDSMOBILE 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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