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What Does P0054 Code Mean?

    OBD-II Code P0054 is defined as a HO2S Heater Resistance

    The purpose of the oxygen sensor is to measure the oxygen content in the exhaust gases after they leave the combustion process of the engine. The oxygen sensor must be at a certain temperature in order for this information to be accurate. The oxygen sensor has a heater wire inside to help bring the sensor up to temperature quicker. When the PCM detects the heater wire is not operating, it will set P0054.

    P0054 Symptoms

    • Decreased engine performance
    • Increased fuel consumption

    Common Problems That Trigger the P0054 Code

    • Oxygen sensor failure
    • Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure
    • Wiring issue

    Common Repairs Needed for the P0054 Code

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