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What Does P2234 Code Mean?

    OBD-II Code P2234 is defined as a O2 Sensor Signal Circuit Shorted to Heater Circuit

    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 code P2234.

    P2234 Symptoms

    • Decreased engine performance
    • Increased fuel consumption

    Common Problems That Trigger the P2234 Code

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

    Common Repairs Needed for the P2234 Code

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