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P0116 MITSUBISHI

P0116 MITSUBISHI - Engine Coolant Temperature Circuit Range/Performance Problem

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3   
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P0116 MITSUBISHI Possible Causes

  • Low engine coolant level
  • Faulty Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor
  • Faulty engine coolant thermostat
  • Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose P0116 MITSUBISHI code

    Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the P0116 MITSUBISHI code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P0116 MITSUBISHI code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

When is the P0116 MITSUBISHI code detected?

Coolant temperature signal sent to the ngine Control Module (ECM) is not within specified range.

P0116 MITSUBISHI Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

P0116 Mitsubishi Description

The Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor is used to detect the engine coolant temperature. The sensor modifies a voltage signal from the Engine Control Module (ECM). The modified signal returns to the ECM as the engine coolant temperature input. The sensor uses a thermistor which is sensitive to the change in temperature. The electrical resistance of the thermistor decreases as temperature increases.
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