P0133 Engine Trouble Code
When you check engine light came on code P0133 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 P0133 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.
P0133 Code Meaning :
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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.
P0133 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code DescriptionP0133 OBD-II Trouble Code The front heated oxygen sensor (or O2 sensor 1) is placed into the exhaust manifold. It detects the amount of oxygen in the exhaust gas compared to the outside air. The heated oxygen sensor 1 has a cl P0133 code.
Reason For P0133 CodeThe reason of P0133 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction.
P0133 DTC specifically refers to the camshaft (cam) timing. In this case, if the cam timing is over-retarded, the engine light will be illluminated and the code will be set.