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P1164 Austin 12 engine code seems a kind of powertrain problem, we try to show one by one the meaning and the solution.
Brief explanation of the P1164 Austin 12 code and definition of P1164 Austin 12 is the bottom side.
Problem is related engine, transmission and emissions systems.
|1||MFG - Manufacturer Specific|
|6||Control Module Throttle Actuator Position Performance|
|4||Cruise Vehicle Speed/Set Speed Difference Too High|
MFG - Manufacturer Specific codes, which have a '1' as their second digit to indicate they are unique to a particular vehicle make or model. These special codes were deemed necessary by the vehicle manufacturers so they could provide additional diagnostic information beyond the basic list of generic OBD II codes for all kinds of faults, not just emissions-related faults.
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.
The original multi-displacement system turned off opposite pairs of cylinders, allowing the engine to have three different configurations and displacements. P1164 code had an elaborate diagnostics procedure, including showing engine trouble codes on the air conditionning display. However, the system was troublesome, misunderstood by customers, and a rash of unpredictable failures led to the technology being quickly retired. When you see P1164 Austin 12 engine fault code on your engine code reader this description will help you.
|P Codes||List of all Powertrain codes.|
Final Step: In the definitions listed below, there is a test drive recommended after you've completed any repairs to see if the condition is fixed. Before you take a test drive after a repair, always erase the P Code(s) first. This will turn the check engine light off and then you will know if the check engine light returns, you've got further diagnostics to complete.
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