P0181 Engine Trouble Code
When you check engine light came on code P0181 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 P0181 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.
P0181 if your catalytic convertor fails completely, you eventually won't be able to keep the car running. Your gas mileage will also be terrible, so you should try and fix it as soon as you can. Unfortunately, the average replacement cost is around $2,000 and you can't do it yourself unless you're an experienced mechanic.
P0181 Code Meaning :
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Is the fuel pump sometimes not priming when you turn the key to ON(II)? Start by measuring the fuel pressure and checking whether you have bright white-bluish spark at all four plugs. The mechanical timing is also something that you should check, as we mentioned above.
P0181 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code DescriptionP0181 OBD-II Trouble Code The fuel tank temperature sensor is used to detect the fuel temperature inside the fuel tank. The sensor modifies a voltage signal from the P0181 code.
Reason For P0181 CodeThe reason of P0181 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction.
P0181 DTC specifically refers to the camshaft (cam) timing. In this case, if the cam timing is over-retarded, the engine light will be illluminated and the code will be set.