P1172 Engine Trouble Code
When you check engine light came on code P1172 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 P1172 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.
P1172 Code Meaning :
|OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine||Fuel And Air Metering||Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction||Injection lump Fuel Metering Control 'B' High (Cam/Rotor/Injector)||Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Low Input|
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.
P1172 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code DescriptionP1172 OBD-II Trouble Code Rotor Control Fault is one of the definitions for the P1172; however your vehicles manufacturer may have a different definition for the P1172 code. Please check below for your specific make. P1172 code.
Reason For P1172 CodeThe reason of P1172 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction.
P1172 DTC reports a sensor fault, replacement of the sensor is unlikely to resolve the underlying problem. The fault is most likely to be caused by the systems that the sensor is monitoring, but might even be caused by the wiring to the sensor itself.