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I have a 2001 dodge grand started to run rough and quit got it started again drove it home put a code reader on it told me p106 map sensor i replaced it then the van would not start put the old one back in it started right up when i turned off the engine light it quit again

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  • discntdude Aug 29, 2010

    thanks i will look into this .sounds like that could be the problem

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Hi.

The code is not P106, but PO106. The code can be caused byBad MAP sensor,Water/dirt intrusion affecting MAP sensor connector, Intermittent open in the reference, ground, or signal wire for the MAP sensor, Intermittent short in the reference, ground, or signal wire for the MAP sensor, Ground problem due to corrosion causing intermittent signal problem , Bad PCM.

Those are typical causes, when you get this code 9 on ten it is a wiring problem that may often cause intermittant failure, along with MAP sensor replace the wiring cable to PCM.

Posted on Aug 29, 2010

  • Ginko
    Ginko Aug 29, 2010

    You can test if a wire is good by using a multimeter set on Ohms. If the multimeter reads open (Ohms=infinity), then the wire is bad. Start testing from sensor connector on air intake side. Disconnect battery ground first, Ohm reading is done with no power.

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