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U1161 Engine Trouble Code

U1161 Engine

When you check engine light came on code U1161 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 U1161 OBD-II Diagnostic Network (U) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When your car's 'U1161 Check Engine' light comes on, it's usually accompanied by a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach. The light could mean a costly problem, like a bad catalytic converter, or it could be something minor, like a loose gas cap. But in many cases, it means at minimum that you'll be visiting the car dealer to locate the malfunction and get the light turned off.

U1161 Code Meaning :

U 1 1 6 1
OBD-II Diagnostic Network (U) Trouble Code For Engine Fuel And Air Metering Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction Injection Pump Fuel Metering Control 'A' High (Cam/Rotor/Injector) Glow Plug/Heater Circuit 'A' Malfunction

The poor running symptoms are consistent with a MAP sensor malfunction. In addition, in some cases, a bad MAP sensor will not throw a code. Again, the ELD code likely represents a separate wiring issue.

U1161 OBD-II Diagnostic Network (U) Trouble Code Description

U1161 engine trouble code is about Glow Plug/Heater Circuit 'A' Malfunction.

Reason For U1161 Code

The reason of U1161 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction.

U1161 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.