P0196 MERCEDES-BENZ Code - Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Range/Performance
|P0196 MERCEDES-BENZ 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 MERCEDES-BENZ 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 MERCEDES-BENZ code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P0196 MERCEDES-BENZ 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 MERCEDES-BENZ code possible symptoms?
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
|P0196 MERCEDES-BENZ 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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