P138E - Turbocharger Boost Control Position Sensor 'A' Minimum/Maximum Stop Performance

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

P138E Possible Causes

  • Faulty Turbocharger Boost Control Position Sensor 'A'
  • Turbocharger Boost Control Position Sensor 'A' harness is open or shorted
  • Turbocharger Boost Control Position Sensor 'A' circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose P138E code

    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 terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the P138E code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P138E 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.

P138E Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

P138E Meaning

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Turbocharger Boost Control Position Sensor 'A'. The PCM sets the OBDII code when the Turbocharger Boost Control Position Sensor 'A' is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code P138E - Turbocharger Boost Control Position Sensor 'A' Minimum/Maximum Stop Performance - Engine-Codes.com

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P138E Information for specific makes

  • P138E FORD Turbocharger Boost Control Position Sensor 'A' Minimum/Maximum Stop Performance

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