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P1106 is a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) for "MAP/BARO Pressure Circuit Range/Performance Problem". This can happen for multiple reasons and a mechanic needs to diagnose the specific cause for this code to be triggered in your situation. Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office to perform the Check Engine Light diagnostic. Once we are able to diagnose the problem, you will be provided with an upfront quote for the recommended fix and receive $20.00 off as a credit towards the repair. All our repairs are backed by our 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty.
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The P1106 code is a manufacturer specific powertrain code noting an issue with the Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) or Barometric (BARO) sensor.
This code can be related to several manufacturers, including (but not limited to) Acura, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Lincoln, and Mercury. Note that each vehicle manufacturer will have some differences regarding the location, diagnosis, and/or repair for this trouble code, so be sure to check your vehicle service manual for specifics. In addition, each manufacturer has subtle differences regarding whether the code is related to the sensor or solenoid.
Codes related to the P1106 include:
The ECM has a BARO sensor built into it in order to monitor the atmospheric pressure. Taking the MAP sensor output voltage and BARO sensor output voltage, the ECM will estimate how much intake airflow is needed.
Several problems may cause a P1106 code including:
Symptoms of a P1106 code may include:
A mechanic may use several methods to diagnose a P1106 trouble code, including:
It is recommended to always check and repair all electrical wiring and related components before replacing any sensors or related parts to avoid unnecessary repairs. Always consult a professional mechanic when working with the electrical components of your vehicle as one wrong probe or connection can cause much larger complications.
Because a vehicle’s safe driving operation most likely will be impacted due to faults that store a P1106 code, this code is considered a potentially serious code. When this code appears, it is recommended to immediately take your vehicle to your local service center or mechanic for repair and diagnosis.
Several repairs can fix a P1106 trouble code and include:
Additional codes related to engine misfires or Manifold Air Pressure (MAP) may accompany a P1106 code. To avoid expensive unneeded repairs, is recommended that a mechanic always diagnose and repair trouble codes in the order in which they appear on a scanner.
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