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P1197 Engine Trouble Code

P1197 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P1197 the reason should be Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light). However your vehicle's manufacturer may have a different definition for the P1197 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

Theoretically you can drive for a few weeks or even months with a broken MAF sensor. You will notice a decrease in gas mileage and over time the car will eventually start stalling a lot. At a shop, the replacement cost is between $200-$300 depending on the car, but that's usually the cost of parts because the labor is relatively simple.

P1197 Code Meaning :

P 1 1 9 7
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Fuel And Air Metering Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction Cylinder 4 Contribution/Balance Fault Crankshaft Position Sensor B Circuit Malfunction

The catalytic converter has an oxygen sensor in front and behind it. When the vehicle is warm and running in closed loop mode, the upstream oxygen sensor waveform reading should fluctuate.

P1197 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P1197 OBD-II Trouble Code Key Off Voltage Low is one of the definitions for the P1197; however your vehicles manufacturer may have a different definition for the P1197 code. Please check below for your specific make. P1197 code.

Reason For P1197 Code

The reason of P1197 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction.

P1197 DTCs may also be triggered by faults earlier down the line. For example, a dirty MAF sensor might be causing the car to overcompensate in its fuel-trim adjustments. As a result, oxygen sensors are likely to report fuel mixture problems.