P1253 Engine Trouble Code
When you check engine light came on code P1253 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 P1253 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.
P1253 code can be about replacing a broken oxygen sensor can eventually lead to a busted catalytic convertor which can cost upwards of $2,000. Taking your car into a shop will cost you around $200 depending on the car. However, an oxygen sensor is easy to replace on many cars and is usually detailed in the owner's manual. If you know where the sensor is, you only have to unclip the old sensor and replace it with a new one. Regardless of how you approach it, you should get this fixed right away.
P1253 Code Meaning :
|OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine||Fuel And Air Metering||Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low||Turbocharger Boost Sensor A Circuit Low||Shift Solenoid E Performance or Stuck Off|
Regarding the P1253 code, it would probably be worthwhile to carefully inspect the wire harness near the intake manifold bracket. This is done most easily from below the car in the area near the oil filter.
P1253 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code DescriptionP1253 OBD-II Trouble Code Pedal Correlation PDS1 and LPDS Low is one of the definitions for the P1253; however your vehicles manufacturer may have a different definition for the P1253 code. Please check below for your specific P1253 code.
Reason For P1253 CodeThe reason of P1253 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low.
P1253 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.