Engine-Codes - Generic - P1179

P1179 - Linear Oxygen Sensor Pump Current Short To Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What is this?
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P1179 Possible Causes

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

How do I fix code P1179?

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.

Cost of diagnosing the P1179 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P1179 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)

P1179 Meaning

Linear Oxygen Sensor Pump Current Short To Ground is the generic description for the P1179 code, but the manufacturer may have a different description for your model and year vehicle. Currently, we have no further information abouth the P1179 OBDII code.

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Information for specific makes

  • P1179 AUDI Linear Oxygen Sensor Pump Current Short To Ground
  • P1179 BMW O2 Sensor Signal Circuit Slow Switching From Rich to Lean Bank 2 Sensor 1
  • P1179 HYUNDAI Electronic Throttle System Position Mismatch
  • P1179 MINI O2 Sensor Signal Circuit Slow Switching From Rich to Lean Bank 2 Sensor 1
  • P1179 VOLKSWAGEN Linear Oxygen Sensor Pump Current Short To Ground

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