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P1117 2008 TOYOTA PRIUS Code - Coolant Temperature Sensor Circuit Stack for Coolant Heat Storage System

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By AutoCodes.com - Updated Apr 22, 2019
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|P1117 2008 TOYOTA PRIUS code possible causes

  • Coolant Heat Storage Tank
  • Faulty Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor for CHS (Coolant Heat Storage)
  • Low engine coolant level
  • Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor for HST harness is open or shorted
  • Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor for HST electrical circuit poor connection
  • Faulty engine coolant thermostat

|How do I fix code P1117 2008 TOYOTA PRIUS 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.

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|Cost of diagnosing P1117 2008 TOYOTA PRIUS code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P1117 2008 TOYOTA PRIUS 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.

|What are P1117 2008 TOYOTA PRIUS code possible symptoms?

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

|P1117 2008 TOYOTA PRIUS code description

This system uses an electric pump to supply hot coolant stored in the coolant heat storage tank into the cylinder head of the engine, in order to optimize engine starting combustion and reduce the amount of unburned gas that is discharged while the engine is started. Before the engine starts, the ECM operates the electric water pump to direct the hot coolant in the heat storage tank into the engine, in order to heat the cylinder head (this process is called "preheat mode"). The duration of the operation of the electric water pump is variable, depending on the temperature of the cylinder head. During the normal operation of the engine, the water valve opens the passage between the cylinder head and the heater and closes the passage between the cylinder head and the tank. During preheat mode in which the cylinder head is heated, the water valve opens the passage between the tank and the cylinder head, in order to allow the coolant to flow from the tank to the cylinder head. At this time, in order to warm up the intake port quickly before the engine is started, the coolant flows in the reverse direction.

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P1117 2008 TOYOTA PRIUS Code - Coolant Temperature Sensor Circuit Stack for Coolant Heat Storage System

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