P1236 Engine Trouble Code
When you check engine light came on code P1236 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 P1236 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.
P1236 Code Meaning :
|OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine||Fuel And Air Metering||Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low||Cold Start Injector 1 Malfunction||Reverse Input Circuit|
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.
P1236 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code DescriptionP1236 OBD-II Trouble Code Fuel Pump Control Out Of Range is one of the definitions for the P1236; however your vehicles manufacturer may have a different definition for the P1236 code. Please check below for your specific make P1236 code.
Reason For P1236 CodeThe reason of P1236 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low.
P1236 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.