Engine-Codes - Generic - P1178

P1178 - Linear Oxygen Sensor Pump Current Open Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P1178 Possible Causes

  • Faulty O2 Sensor
  • O2 Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • O2 Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

How is the P1178 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 P1178 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1178 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)

P1178 Meaning

Linear Oxygen Sensor Pump Current Open Circuit is the generic description for the P1178 code, but the manufacturer may have a different description for your model and year vehicle. Currently, we have no further information abouth the P1178 OBDII code.

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Information for specific makes

  • P1178 AUDI Linear Oxygen Sensor Pump Current Open Circuit
  • P1178 BMW O2 Sensor Signal Circuit Slow Switching From Rich to Lean Bank 1 Sensor 1
  • P1178 HYUNDAI Electronic Throttle System Motor Battery Voltage Open
  • P1178 MINI O2 Sensor Signal Circuit Slow Switching From Rich to Lean Bank 1 Sensor 1
  • P1178 VOLKSWAGEN Linear Oxygen Sensor Pump Current Open Circuit

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