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P1542 Engine Trouble Code

P1542 Engine

When you check engine light came on code P1542 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 P1542 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.

When your car's 'P1542 Check Engine' light comes on, it's usually accompanied by a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach. The light could mean a costly problem, like a bad catalytic converter, or it could be something minor, like a loose gas cap. But in many cases, it means at minimum that you'll be visiting the car dealer to locate the malfunction and get the light turned off.

P1542 Code Meaning :

P 1 5 4 2
OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine Fuel And Air Metering Fuel Composition Sensor Circuit Malfunction Engine Shutoff Solenoid Malfunction Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Low Input

The poor running symptoms are consistent with a MAP sensor malfunction. In addition, in some cases, a bad MAP sensor will not throw a code. Again, the ELD code likely represents a separate wiring issue.

P1542 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code Description

P1542 OBD-II Trouble Code A/C System High Pressure High Temperature is one of the definitions for the P1542; however your vehicles manufacturer may have a different definition for the P1542 code. Please check below for your sp P1542 code.

Reason For P1542 Code

The reason of P1542 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Fuel Composition Sensor Circuit Malfunction.

P1542 code on vehicles with electronically controlled automatic transmissions, the 3-4 shift solenoid is responsible for actuating the hydraulic circuits to activate clutches or bands that change gears inside the automatic transmission.