P242D DODGE - Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor Circuit High Bank 1 Sensor 3
P242D DODGE Possible Causes
- Faulty Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor (EGTS) Bank 1 Sensor 3
- Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor Bank 1 Sensor 3 harness is open or shorted
- Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor Bank 1 Sensor 3 circuit poor electrical connection
- Exhaust leaks
- Excessive particulate matter buildup on sensor
First diagnose P242D DODGE 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 terminals.
Cost of diagnosing the P242D DODGE code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P242D DODGE code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
P242D DODGE Possible Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P242d Dodge DescriptionThe Powertrain Control Module (PCM) continuously monitors the Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor (EGTS) for proper circuit continuity and out of range high values. The EGTS is located in front of the Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) and/or in front of the Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF). The EGTS detects exhaust gas temperature and converts it into a voltage and feeds back to the PCM with the voltage signal in order to control engine conditions to effectively reduce emissions. The PCM sets the P242D OBDII code when the Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor is out of factory specifications.
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