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P0197 2012 FORD FOCUS Code - Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Low

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|P0197 2012 FORD FOCUS 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 P0197 2012 FORD FOCUS 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 P0197 2012 FORD FOCUS code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0197 2012 FORD FOCUS 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.

|When is the P0197 2012 FORD FOCUS code detected?

The P0197 indicates the Engine Oil Temperature Sensor signal voltage is low (high temperature).An EOT PID reading less than 0.2 volt with the ignition on engine off or during any engine operating mode indicates a concern is present.

|What are P0197 2012 FORD FOCUS code possible symptoms?

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

|P0197 2012 FORD FOCUS code description

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Engine Oil Temperature (EOT) Sensor. The PCM sets the Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) when the Engine Oil Temperature Sensor is not to factory specifications. Indicates Engine Oil Temperature signal voltage is low (high temperature).
OBDII Code P0197 2012 Ford Focus - Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Low - AutoCodes.com

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