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How do i fix repair code p0072 for the ambient air temperature sensor

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I have to ask. If you don't know where it is,do you know why your replacing it? Or are you asking how to test it?

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Ambient air temperature sensor, monitors the temperature around the radiator even when vehicle is off. Uses this information to determine whether the cooling fan needs to run after vehicle is shut off. When sensor is defective, can cause fan to run until battery dies if vehicle is off or may not activate at all, creating an overheat condition.

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I have mits triton nov 2009 4x4 the ambient p0072 makes the eng light come on but it does not have that sensor so I need to know if any knows the colour so I can check wiring thanks


code p 0072 refers to outside air temp sensor ( ambient temp sensor--low input===causes ---wiring short to ground, outside air temp sensor ---ECM
thee has to be an ambient temp sensor as that reports the temp to the ECM to adjust the air/fuel settings for cold starts
it could be in the MAF/VAF sensor area

Apr 29, 2017 | Cars & Trucks

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I have. 2005 Chrysler 300c that is throwing engine code p0072. What exactly is it and can I fix it myself?


Error Code: P0072
Description:
Outside Air Temperature Sensor - Low Input
Possible Cause:
- Wiring short to earth.
- Outside air temperature sensor faulty.
- Engine control module (ECM).

Apr 16, 2015 | Chrysler 300C Cars & Trucks

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What does code P0072 mean for a 2011 Chevy Equinox


P0072 - Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Input

- Faulty ambient air temperature sensor
- Ambient air temperature sensor harness is open or shorted
- Ambient air temperature sensor circuit poor electrical connection

Mar 11, 2015 | 2011 Chevrolet Equinox

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DTC code p0071 what is this and how to repair


- Faulty ambient air temperature sensor
- Ambient air temperature sensor harness is open or shorted
- Ambient air temperature sensor circuit poor electrical connection

Jan 30, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

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2002 toyota avalon engine check light on P0078 and P007C


P0050 HO2S Heated Oxygen Sensor -Control Circuit (Bank 2 Sensor 1)

P0051 HO2S Heated Oxygen Sensor -Control Circuit Low (Bank 2 Sensor 1)

P0052 HO2S Heated Oxygen Sensor -Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)

P0053 HO2S Heated Oxygen Sensor -Resistance (Bank 1 Sensor 1)

P0054 HO2S Heated Oxygen Sensor -Resistance (Bank 1 Sensor 2)

P0055 HO2S Heated Oxygen Sensor -Resistance (Bank 1 Sensor 3)

P0056 HO2S Heated Oxygen Sensor -Control Circuit (Bank 2 Sensor 2)

P0057 HO2S Heated Oxygen Sensor -Control Circuit Low (Bank 2 Sensor 2)

P0058 HO2S Heated Oxygen Sensor -Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 2)

P0059 HO2S Heated Oxygen Sensor -Resistance (Bank 2 Sensor 1)

P0060 HO2S Heated Oxygen Sensor -Resistance (Bank 2 Sensor 2)

P0061 HO2S Heated Oxygen Sensor -Resistance (Bank 2 Sensor 3)

P0062 HO2S Heated Oxygen Sensor -Control Circuit (Bank 2 Sensor 3)

P0063 HO2S Heated Oxygen Sensor -Control Circuit Low (Bank 2 Sensor 3)

P0064 HO2S Heated Oxygen Sensor -Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 3)

P0065 Air Assisted Injector -Range/Performance

P0066 Air Assisted Injector -Circuit Malfunction or Circuit Low

P0067 Air Assisted Injector -Circuit High

P0068 (MAP) Manifold Absolute Pressure /(MAF) Mass Air Flow - Throttle Position

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P0069 (MAP) Manifold Absolute Pressure / (BARO)Barometric Pressure Correlation

P0070 Ambient/Outside Air Temperature Sensor -Circuit Malfunction

P0071 Ambient/Outside Air Temperature Sensor -Range/Performance Problem

P0072 Ambient/Outside Air Temperature Sensor -Circuit Low Input

P0073 Ambient/Outside Air Temperature Sensor -Circuit High Input

P0074 Ambient/Outside Air Temperature Sensor -Circuit Intermittent

P0075 Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1)

P0076 Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low (Bank 1)

P0077 Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit High (Bank 1)

P0078 Exhaust Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1)

P0079 Exhaust Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low (Bank 1)

P0080 Exhaust Valve Control Solenoid Circuit High (Bank 1)

P0081 Intake valve Control Solenoid Circuit Malfunction (Bank 2)

P0082 Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low (Bank 2)

P0083 Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit High (Bank 2)
P0084 Exhaust Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Malfunction (Bank 2)

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P0072


P0072 Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Input
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Jan 30, 2013 | 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan

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What do the codes p0072 and p0073 mean on my 2008 Dodge avenger? w


Well, I would say that it means that SOMEBODY is confused!

Diagnostic Test Code (DTC) P0072 is defined by SAE J2012 as "Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low" DTC P0073 is defined as "Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit High"

I do not know how the ambient air temperature sensor circuit could be faulted both HIGH and LOW at the same time.

The only thing I have ever seen cause something like this is when people try to install aftermarket "performance chips" on their vehicles which "lie" to the computer about what the ambient air temperature is.

Apr 23, 2012 | 2008 Dodge Avenger

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04 Tahoe AC blows hot air on drivers side but resets if restarted


A educated guess I would have to say there is a problem with HVAC control module ! electronics you know ! But that's not the way to do things ! There could be codes stored in the module. The Chevy dealer my have a reflash bulletin for this problem . Then can reflash , reprogram the control module ! The first place to start is checking for codes in the HVAC module.
The HVAC control module is a class 2 device that interfaces between the operator and the HVAC system to maintain air temperature and distribution settings. The battery positive voltage circuit provides power that the control module uses for keep alive memory (KAM). If the battery positive voltage circuit loses power, all HVAC DTCs and settings will be erased from KAM. The body control module (BCM), which is the vehicle mode master, provides a device on signal.
Air Temperature Sensors The air temperature sensors are a 2-wire negative temperature co-efficient thermistor. The vehicle uses the following air temperature sensors:
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Ambient Air Temperature Sensor

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Inside Air Temperature Sensor Assembly

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Inside Air Temperature Sensor Assembly-Auxiliary

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Upper Left Air Temperature Sensor

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Upper Right Air Temperature Sensor

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Lower Left Air Temperature Sensor

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Lower Right Air Temperature Sensor

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Upper Air Temperature Sensor-Auxiliary

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Lower Air Temperature Sensor-Auxiliary
A signal and low reference circuit enables the sensor to operate. As the air temperature surrounding the sensor increases, the sensor resistance decreases. The sensor signal voltage decreases as the resistance decreases. The sensor operates within a temperature range between -40?° to +101?°C (-40?° to +215?°F). The sensor signal varies between 0-5 volts.
The input of the duct air temperature sensors are different from the ambient and inside air temperature sensors. The HVAC control module converts the signal to a range between 0-255 counts. As the air temperature increases the count value will decrease.
If the HVAC control module or auxiliary HVAC control module detects a malfunctioning sensor, then the control module software will use a defaulted air temperature value. The default value for the ambient and inside air temperature sensors will be displayed on the scan tool. The default value for the duct air temperature sensors will not be displayed on the scan tool. The scan tool parameter for the duct air temperature sensors are the actual state of the signal circuit. The default action ensures that the HVAC system can adjust the inside air temperature near the desired temperature until the condition is corrected.
The ambient air temperature sensor mounts underhood and can be affected by city traffic, by idling, and by restarting a hot engine. Therefore, the HVAC control module filters the value of the ambient air temperature sensor for temperature display. The ambient air temperature value is updated under the following conditions: Or you can just buy a new control module an hope that it fixes it. $89.00 at www.partsgeek.com

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Sep 18, 2009 | 2005 Chevrolet Silverado

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Check Engine Light with Code P0072 on 2004 Volvo XC90


Grounding issue "Circuit low" = ground wire problem or another system on the same circuit using too much current.

Check all wiring issues and then correct the issue to have the code go away :)

Apr 03, 2009 | 2004 Volvo XC90

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