U1226 Engine Trouble Code
When you check engine light came on code U1226 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 U1226 OBD-II Diagnostic Network (U) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.
Theoretically you can drive for a few weeks or even months with a broken MAF sensor. You will notice a decrease in gas mileage and over time the car will eventually start stalling a lot. At a shop, the replacement cost is between $200-$300 depending on the car, but that's usually the cost of parts because the labor is relatively simple.
U1226 Code Meaning :
|OBD-II Diagnostic Network (U) Trouble Code For Engine||Fuel And Air Metering||Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low||Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Malfunction||Reverse Input Circuit|
The catalytic converter has an oxygen sensor in front and behind it. When the vehicle is warm and running in closed loop mode, the upstream oxygen sensor waveform reading should fluctuate.
U1226 OBD-II Diagnostic Network (U) Trouble Code DescriptionU1226 engine trouble code is about Reverse Input Circuit.
Reason For U1226 CodeThe reason of U1226 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit Low.
U1226 the main thing to check is to verify the operation of the VCT solenoid. You're looking for a sticking or stuck VCt solenoid valve caused by contamination. Refer to vehicle specific repair manual to perform component tests for the VCT unit.