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P0361 Engine Trouble Code

P0361 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P0361 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 P0361 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.

P0361 Code Meaning :

P 0 3 6 1
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit Malfunction Injection Pump Fuel Metering Control 'A' High (Cam/Rotor/Injector) Glow Plug/Heater Circuit 'A' Malfunction

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.

P0361 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P0361 OBD-II Trouble Code The ignition system on the vehicle uses individual ignition coils for each cylinder. The Engine Control Module ( P0361 code.

Reason For P0361 Code

The reason of P0361 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit Malfunction.

P0361 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.