U1217 Engine Trouble Code
When you check engine light came on code U1217 the reason should be Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light). However your vehicle's manufacturer may have a different definition for the U1217 OBD-II Diagnostic Network (U) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.
When the check engine light comes U1217 code on the first you should check is the gas cap. Pull over, retighten it, and take a look at the cap to see if it has any cracks in it. Continue driving and see if the check engine light turns off. Alternately, you can purchase a gas cap for about $3 at an auto parts store. All you need to do is take the old one off and screw on the new one. If you've already made it to the store, you might as well just replace it. While not car-threatening, it's good to take care of this right away to improve gas mileage.
U1217 Code Meaning :
|OBD-II Diagnostic Network (U) Trouble Code For Engine||Fuel And Air Metering||Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low||Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit Malfunction||Crankshaft Position Sensor B Circuit Malfunction|
The oxygen (02) sensors on your car measure the oxygen in the exhaust to determine how rich or lean the ratio of fuel and air are in the cylinders. Optimizing this mixture means better fuel economy and fewer exhaust emissions.
U1217 OBD-II Diagnostic Network (U) Trouble Code DescriptionU1217 engine trouble code is about Crankshaft Position Sensor B Circuit Malfunction.
Reason For U1217 CodeThe reason of U1217 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low.
U1217 DTC reports a sensor fault, replacement of the sensor is unlikely to resolve the underlying problem. The fault is most likely to be caused by the systems that the sensor is monitoring, but might even be caused by the wiring to the sensor itself.