Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: My car has a mass air flow circuit range issue

asked by on

Here is the code P0101 I would like to find out what kind of mechanic to take a look at it and the kind of cost I might be looking at as well?

My car has 875007 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hello. P0101 is the trouble code for an iss...

Hello. P0101 is the trouble code for an issue with the MAF sensor circuit range. This code is set when the computer detects an issue with the vehicle's MAF sensor signal. If the MAF sensor has been replaced, then it may be possible that the issue is with the wiring or connector that go to the MAF Sensor. I would carefully examine the connector and wiring for any signs of damage, wear, or corrosion. A certified professional from YourMechanic can inspect the Check Engine Light code and thoroughly and provide you an estimate for the repair following diagnosis.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car jumped and died

The P0101 code is a code for the Mass airflow meter, the P0171 is a 'too lean bank 1' and the other code you have, you are saying, is for a 'too lean bank 2'. This means either the air...

Q: My transmission died on me

Transmission issues will often give you small signs that a trip to the shop is needed. The warning signs can be subtle shifting problems like a slightly delayed or harsh shift, sometimes even a delay before the transmission goes into...

Q: Trunk doesnt latch or shutdown

Hi there. If the latch will not close on the trunk then most of the time the latch assembly in the trunk is faulty. In some cases it may have been hit and latched before the trunk was closed which...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.