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P12A5 BMW - Absolute Pressure Sensor Intake Manifold Plausibility Intake Manifold Pressure Too High

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P12A5 BMW Possible Causes

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

How is the P12A5 BMW 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 P12A5 BMW code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P12A5 BMW 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)

P12A5 BMW Meaning

During the shutdown phase the diagnosis function monitors the DME to determine whether the ambient-air, intake-manifold and boost- pressure sensors are measuring the same pressure. The Engine Control Module (ECM) monitors the Absolute Pressure Sensor. The ECM sets the OBDII code when the Absolute Pressure Sensor is not to factory specifications.

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