Engine-Codes - Mini - P12A3 MINI

P12A3 MINI - Turbocharger Boost Pressure Minimum Pressure Front Of Throttle Valve Implausible

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P12A3 MINI Possible Causes

  • Faulty Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) Sensor
  • Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

How is the P12A3 MINI 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 P12A3 MINI code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P12A3 MINI 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)

P12A3 MINI Meaning

The Engine Control Module (ECM) monitors the Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) Sensor. The ECM sets the OBDII code when the Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) Sensor is not to factory specifications.

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