P0127 1998 FORD F150 Code - Intake Air Temperature Too High
|P0127 1998 FORD F150 code possible causes
- Dirty Air Filter
- Faulty Intake Air Temperature (IAT) Sensor
- Intake Air Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
- Intake Air Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
- Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
|How do I fix the P0127 1998 FORD F150 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 connector's pins.
|P0127 1998 FORD F150 code tech notesBefore replacing the Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor, try replacing the air filter and cleaning the Mass Air Flow sensor with Mass Air Flow sensor cleaner. Reset code and drive the vehicle. If the code comes back, it may be necessary to replace the Mass Air Flow sensor.
|Cost of diagnosing the P0127 1998 FORD F150 code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P0127 1998 FORD F150 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
|What are P0127 1998 FORD F150 code possible symptoms?
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
|P0127 1998 FORD F150 code descriptionThe Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor is built into Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor. The sensor detects intake air temperature and transmits a signal to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). The temperature sensing unit uses a thermistor which is sensitive to the change in temperature. The electrical resistance of the thermistor decreases in response to the temperature rise. The Intake Air Temperature signal is used as an input for various systems in the vehicle. It is used by the Powertrain Control Module to assist with the calculation of idle speed, fuel mixture, and spark advance. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set when the PCM detects an excessively high voltage from the sensor.
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