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P133A Code - Cylinder 3 Glow Plug Offset Exceeded Learning Limit

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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Code P133A Possible Causes

  • Perform Glow Plug Learn procedure
  • Faulty Glow Plug 3
  • Glow Plug 3 harness is open or shorted
  • Glow Plug 3 circuit poor electrical connection

How do I Fix the Code P133A?

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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Code P133A Tech Notes

If a Glow Plug was replaced, perform a Glow Plug Learn procedure with a Scan Tool.

What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code P133A?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P133A 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 Code P133A Possible Symptoms?

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

Code P133A Description

The Glow Plug Control Module has not learned the glow plug offset values. If a glow plug has been replaced and the glow plug learn was not performed, or if the Glow Plug Control Module experiences an Electronically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM) error or data corruption, this Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) to set. The DTC will be set if the glow plug hot resistance is outside a predefined threshold.

OBDII Code P133A - Cylinder 3 Glow Plug Offset Exceeded Learning Limit -
P133A Code - Cylinder 3 Glow Plug Offset Exceeded Learning Limit

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