P0196 FORD Code - Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Circuit Range/Performance Fault
|P0196 FORD code possible causes
- Faulty Engine Oil Temperature sensor
- Engine Oil Temperature sensor harness is open or shorted
- Engine Oil Temperature sensor circuit poor electrical connection
|How do I fix the P0196 FORD 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 P0196 FORD code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P0196 FORD 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 P0196 FORD code possible symptoms?
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
|P0196 FORD code descriptionThe engine oil temperature sensor is used to detect the engine oil temperature. The sensor modifies a voltage signal from the Engine Control Module (ECM). The modified signal returns to the ECM as the engine oil 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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|P0196 FORD code information for specific Ford models
- P0196 1997 FORD F150
- P0196 1998 FORD F150
- P0196 1999 FORD F150
- P0196 2000 FORD F150
- P0196 2001 FORD F150
- P0196 2002 FORD F150
- P0196 2003 FORD F150
- P0196 2006 FORD FUSION 📷
- P0196 2007 FORD FUSION 📷
- P0196 2008 FORD FUSION 📷
- P0196 2009 FORD FUSION 📷
- P0196 2010 FORD FUSION 📷
- P0196 2011 FORD FUSION 📷
- P0196 2012 FORD FUSION 📷
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