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P1038 VOLKSWAGEN - Nitrogen Oxides Sensor Open Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3    What is this?
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P1038 VOLKSWAGEN Possible Causes

  • Faulty nitrogen oxides (NOx) sensor
  • Nitrogen oxides (NOx) sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Nitrogen oxides (NOx) sensor circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P1038 VOLKSWAGEN

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.

Tech Notes

Nitrogen oxides (NOx) sensor - open circuit

Cost of diagnosing the P1038 VOLKSWAGEN code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P1038 VOLKSWAGEN 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

P1038 Volkswagen Description

Nitrogen Oxides Sensor Open Circuit is the generic description for the P1038 Volkswagen code, but the manufacturer may have a different description for your model and year vehicle. Currently, we have no further information abouth the P1038 Volkswagen OBDII code.

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