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P0501 Engine Trouble Code

P0501 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0501 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 P0501 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

P0501 code can be about replacing a broken oxygen sensor can eventually lead to a busted catalytic convertor which can cost upwards of $2,000. Taking your car into a shop will cost you around $200 depending on the car. However, an oxygen sensor is easy to replace on many cars and is usually detailed in the owner's manual. If you know where the sensor is, you only have to unclip the old sensor and replace it with a new one. Regardless of how you approach it, you should get this fixed right away.

P0501 Code Meaning :

P 0 5 0 1
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Fuel Composition Sensor Circuit Malfunction Cylinder 10 Contribution/balance Fault Glow Plug/Heater Circuit 'A' Malfunction

Regarding the P0501 code, it would probably be worthwhile to carefully inspect the wire harness near the intake manifold bracket. This is done most easily from below the car in the area near the oil filter.

P0501 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0501 OBD-II Trouble Code The vehicle speed sensor outputs a 4 pulse signal for every revolution of the rotor shaft, which is rotated by the transmission output shaft via the driven gear. After this signal is converted into a P0501 code.

Reason For P0501 Code

The reason of P0501 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Fuel Composition Sensor Circuit Malfunction.

P0501 code on vehicles with electronically controlled automatic transmissions, the 3-4 shift solenoid is responsible for actuating the hydraulic circuits to activate clutches or bands that change gears inside the automatic transmission.