Cel code p0129
I'm having an issue with my 2004 dodge ram 2500 5.7 hemi. I'm getting the cel code p0129. This is causing the truck to rough idle at times and stall when turning or coming to a stop. When I get the code and the check engine light comes on the etc light also comes on. The truck drives and idles fine other than it won't shift into 4th when the etc light is on. I've already changes the throttle body the map sensor the iat sensor the crankshaft position sensor and the pcv valve. I'm at a loss on what is causing the problem and what the fix is. Any help would be greatly apprecia
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Well you replaced all the parts associated with your code. You need a voltage meter to measure the voltage at the sensor. There should be a 5-volt signal and a ground on the outer wires on the sensor. If you do not have 5 volts, you likely have a wiring problem or a blown engine computer.
Use a digital voltmeter and verify voltage at the outer pins. The middle wire should read voltage as well. The most common problems include the sensor, wiring, or computer. Replacing the computer requires programming. If you still need assistance with this, a professional technician from YourMechanic can come visit your car’s location to diagnose the Check Engine Light for you. By looking at the car in person, they’ll be able to pinpoint exactly what the car needs and suggest the correct repairs.
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What does OBD-II fault code P0129 mean? The engine control module (PCM) uses a Pressure sensor in the intake to determine airflow through the engine. If the PCM detects the signal is too low, it will set code P0129.
There is no one fix for a P0129 code. BARO and MAP sensor designs may vary significantly per vehicle manufacturer. If you plan on fixing the underlying issue on your own, we recommend consulting a vehicle-specific repair manual.
This code indicates the voltage from the MAP sensor to the PCM is greater than 4.9 volts or less than 2.28 volts. When this occurs, there is usually a short to ground or a short to power.
Common signs include poor engine performance, like sluggish acceleration, lack of power, and misfires, as well as the Check Engine Light turning on.
Where are these Barometric Pressure Sensors located? Standalone BARO sensors are typically mounted on the firewall or the inside fender skirt. Late model BARO sensors are incorporated into the MAP sensor, and may be mounted on the intake manifold.
Pressure sensor typically “die” in the field because of mechanical damage, electrical overload (like lightning or misconnection during inspections/repair work) or, most commonly, damage by over-pressure, pressure spikes or ingress of moisture/chemicals into the product.
Your vehicle will not only run less efficiently without the readings from the MAP sensor, but its engine and catalytic converter may also wear out faster. To keep your ride running smoothly for as long as possible, you should avoid driving with a bad MAP sensor unless it`s an emergency.
Parts cost on average $67.02 – $81.92, and services cost $106.20 – $129.80. This repair takes on average 0.90h – 1.10h for a mechanic to complete. A certified mechanic can help you replace the barometric sensor, which monitors the amount of air pumped into your vehicle`s engine.
Moisture ingress is one of the most common causes of pressure sensor failure.
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The make and model of the vehicle helps, but is not necessary at the moment. When a low fuel pressure misfire is set, there is a lean condition that has been detected by the sensors and one of the codes is telling us in which cylinder this is occurring. A possibility is a restricted fuel injector, loose injector harness, poor pin fit in the wire harness, and an air leak near that cylinder’s port in the intake manifold.
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