P0072 AUDI - Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3   
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Possible causes

  • Faulty ambient air temperature sensor
  • Ambient air temperature sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Ambient air temperature sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • When is the code detected?

    The Engine Control Module (ECM) has detected an open or short circuit condition on the Ambient Air Temperature (AAT) sensor circuit.

    Possible symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • P0072 Audi Description

    The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Ambient Air Temperature Sensor. The PCM sets the OBDII code when the Ambient Air Temperature Sensor is not to factory specifications.
    OBDII Code P0072 Audi - Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low - AutoCodes.com

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