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P0272 Engine Trouble Code

P0272 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0272 the reason should be Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light). However your vehicle's manufacturer may have a different definition for the P0272 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

Theoretically you can drive for a few weeks or even months with a broken MAF sensor. You will notice a decrease in gas mileage and over time the car will eventually start stalling a lot. At a shop, the replacement cost is between $200-$300 depending on the car, but that's usually the cost of parts because the labor is relatively simple.

P0272 Code Meaning :

P 0 2 7 2
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Injection lump Fuel Metering Control 'B' High (Cam/Rotor/Injector) Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Low Input

The catalytic converter has an oxygen sensor in front and behind it. When the vehicle is warm and running in closed loop mode, the upstream oxygen sensor waveform reading should fluctuate.

P0272 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0272 OBD-II Trouble Code Code P0272 is triggered when the Engine Control Module ( P0272 code.

Reason For P0272 Code

The reason of P0272 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low.

P0272 DTC reports a sensor fault, replacement of the sensor is unlikely to resolve the underlying problem. The fault is most likely to be caused by the systems that the sensor is monitoring, but might even be caused by the wiring to the sensor itself.