Re: P0141: bank 1 sensor 2 problem...
i have this P0141 code. i know this is the O2 sensor after the cat if i am correct. my concern is will this affect gas mileage, damage the engine in any way, or do anything bad to my truck? truck drives fine btw but i am just concerned. i want to use it but i don't want to damage anything or cause some other serious stuff.
2.2 L manual
CAI [chome intake]
Other then annoying you with the service engine light, there will be no negative effects from that code. It is the heating element in the o2 sensor is going bad or is bad. The heating element warms up the sensor when you first start the vehicle so that it can get a reading to the computer sooner. I have had the same code pop up since last fall when I had to drive threw a huge water hole on a trail. I still continue to get an average of around 20mpg in town and 24-25 on the highway. Note that the mileage is a bit lower then the average 2.2 because I am running big tires.
Here's the code information:
Trouble Code: P0141 (2.2L L4 VIN 4 Std)
HO2S-12 (Bank 1 Sensor 2) Heater Circuit Malfunction
Print this code data
Number of Trips to Set Code:
OBD II Monitor Type: CCM Details
Indicators: MIL DetailsTrouble Code Conditions:
DTC P0105-P0108, P0112-P0118, P0122, P0123, P0171, P0201-P0204, P0301-P0304, P0335, P0440-P0446, P0506, P0507, P0601, P0602 and P1441 not set, ECT and IAT sensors below 113ºF and within 45ºF at startup, fuel level over 10%, HO2S signal from 395-495 mv, an
- HO2S heater ground circuit is open or has high resistance
- HO2S heater power circuit is open (test O2S fuse in fuse block)
- HO2S heater element is damaged or has failed
- PCM has failed
- TSB 01-06-04-003 contains a repair procedure for this code
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