P3081 - Engine Temperature Too Low

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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Possible causes

  • Engine low on coolant
  • Faulty thermostat
  • Faulty Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) Sensor
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

Tech notes

If the vehicle is running hot, start by checking for coolant leaks at the thermostat housing area. If no leaks are found, then check the operation of the cooling fan. If everything checks out OK, replace the thermostat.

Possible symptoms

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

P3081 Description

Engine Temperature Too Low is the generic description for the P3081 code, but the manufacturer may have a different description. Currently we have no further information abouth the P3081 OBDII code. Please post your question on our "Questions" section for more information: AutoCodes.com Questions.
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