P0169 - Incorrect Fuel Composition

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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P0169 Possible Causes

  • Faulty fuel condition detected
  • Faulty Fuel Composition Sensor

First diagnose P0169 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.

Cost of diagnosing the P0169 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P0169 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.

P0169 Possible Symptoms

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

P0169 Description

Incorrect Fuel Composition is the generic description for the P0169 code, but the manufacturer may have a different description. Currently we have no further information abouth the P0169 OBDII code. Please post your question on our "Questions" section for more information: AutoCodes.com Questions.
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