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C1042 Engine Trouble Code

Meaning of C1042 engine trouble code is : 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.

C1042 Possible Solution:

C1042 Engine

Power Steering Pressure (PSP) Switch Malfunction In Key On, Engine Off Self-Test, this DTC indicates the PSP input to the PCM is high. In Key On, Engine Running Self-Test, this DTC indicates that the PSP input did not change state. Steering wheel must be turned during Key On, Engine Running Self-Test PSP switch/shorting bar damaged SIG RTN circuit open PSP circuit open or shorted to SIGRTN PCM damaged.

C1042 Code Meaning :

C 1 0 4 2
OBD-II Diagnostic Chassis (C) Trouble Code For Engine Fuel And Air Metering Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Injection lump Fuel Metering Control 'B' High (Cam/Rotor/Injector) Glow Plug/Heater Circuit 'A' Malfunction

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.

C1042 OBD-II Diagnostic Chassis (C) Trouble Code Description

C1042 engine trouble code is about Glow Plug/Heater Circuit 'A' Malfunction.

Reason For C1042 Code

The reason of C1042 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low.

C1042 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.