P1761 Engine Trouble Code
When you check engine light came on code P1761 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 P1761 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.
P1761 Code Meaning :
|OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine||Fuel And Air Metering||Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch A Circuit Intermittent||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.
P1761 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code DescriptionP1761 engine trouble code is about Glow Plug/Heater Circuit 'A' Malfunction.
Reason For P1761 CodeThe reason of P1761 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch A Circuit Intermittent.
P1761 DTCs may also be triggered by faults earlier down the line. For example, a dirty MAF sensor might be causing the car to overcompensate in its fuel-trim adjustments. As a result, oxygen sensors are likely to report fuel mixture problems.