OBD II Fault Code

  • OBD II P0096

OBD-II Code Decreased engine performance is defined as a Intake Air Temperature Sensor 2 Circuit Range/Performance

Diesel engines uses an Intake Air Temperature Sensor to measure the temperature of the air going into the charge air cooler. If the engine computer (PCM) determines that the reading from the sensor is not plausible, code P0096 will set.

Decreased engine performance Symptoms

  • Decreased engine performance
  • Increased fuel consumption

Common Problems That Trigger the P0096 Code

  • Intake Air Temperature (IAC) sensor failure
  • Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure
  • Wiring issue
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